2 Cent Thursday – When the Truth Hurts

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This one couldn’t wait until Tuesday – I hope you’ll forgive me. Two articles recently published in The Daily Mail (UK) have caused a great deal of hurt in the Down syndrome community.  I’ve always believed in the notion that each person has a right to their own perspective – their own truth.  Along with … Continue reading

Difficult Decisions

During Down syndrome Awareness month there are so many things we can focus on and talk about to raise awareness/acceptance.  We can start with the debate about those two words and whether pictures and happy stories do enough toward advocacy.  I think bringing attention to the difficult decisions parents are making every day does more … Continue reading

What Being Rejected By Family Has Taught Me about Down syndrome Awareness

I’m one of those people who believes that everything happens for a reason.  There is, however, one aspect of my life that I struggle to comprehend – why certain members of my family choose not to know my son. I know that it has more to do with me, my faults, and mistakes.  I’m the … Continue reading

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