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Australian School Allegedly Excludes Girl With Down Syndrome From School Dance

Posted by Administrator on 12/11/2013 to Down syndrome

Mum's revenge for disabled girl...
Josie Webster's life "has been more of a dance than most" says her mother, angry at her daughter being snubbed with no invite to the school formal.

How I Told My 7-Year-Old Son He Has Down Syndrome

Posted by Administrator on 12/11/2013 to Down syndrome
Kari Wagnerpeck
As I watched our son from the doorway of the den, I thought, this is the last minute he doesn't know he has Down syndrome. He was watching "The Magic School Bus" and eating waffles.

Musician with Down Syndrome provides inspiration to others

Posted by Administrator on 12/11/2013 to Down syndrome
Sujeet Desai, 32, plays saxophone and six other musical instruments. He has won medals at the World Summer Special Olympics and has traveled the world. He says, “The main thing is not to give up.” Sujeet Desai, 32, plays saxophone and six other musical instruments. He has won medals at the World Summer Special Olympics and has traveled the world. He says, “The main thing is not to give up.”

ABC Hopes to open doors for those with Down syndrome

Posted by Administrator on 12/4/2013 to Down syndrome

Katie Moore, pictured with her brother Chris, was inspired to start the nonprofit organization after growing up in a family that revolved around Chris' needs. She and her father conceptualized and started ABC Hopes in early 2013.

Parents of children with Down syndrome mentor other parents

Posted by Administrator on 12/4/2013 to Down syndrome

"I can't imagine making a decision where he wouldn't be in my life," she said. "There's a misconception that this is going to end your future, end your child's future, end the way you've always envisioned how your life was supposed to go."