My Journal - Week 32 (27Mar10)

Another wonderful and inspiring message....

I found another really special message that sums up pretty well everything I say and advocate about regarding Down syndrome.  I really like what this author and mom (Stephanie) has to say, and her insight is simple and straightforward.  It's neat, concise and to the point.  Above all else, it's what I wish everyone could read.

You can read it here:

She tells everyone in a simple way what the "Top five truths about Down syndrome" and "Five ways to value people who have Down syndrome".  I loved it so much that I felt it should be shared as much as possible.

I hope you enjoy her work as much as I did.  She is also the author of a book called "Understanding a Down syndrome Diagnosis" which focus on a prenatal diagnosis and gives excellent resource information and as she puts it "a glimpse of the lives led by people with Down syndrome".  I wish I had heard of this book when we learned of Hunter's prenatal diagnosis.  It probably would have saved me a lot of unnecessary filtering through terrible and outdated information on the Internet, and in the bookstores.


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