9 Great Children’s Books About Down Syndrome
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9 Great Children’s Books About Down Syndrome

This is a post about great children’s books about Down syndrome. Children’s Books About Down Syndrome Stories are a wonderful way to explain Down syndrome to a child, Good children’s books find ways to convey the complexity – and simplicity – of Down syndrome, and they bring home the humanity of us all. I’ve personally…

Sex and Down syndrome!

Sex and Down syndrome!

I think we should be talking more about sexuality and Down syndrome, talking more about sex and Down syndrome. First, I want to talk a little about two nuggets that I feel address¬† this subject most wonderfully. Yo Tambien I watched the Spanish movie, “Me Too” (- Yo Tambien). recently (available on Netflix). It’s about…

My Daughter Doesn’t Happen to Have Down Syndrome

My Daughter Doesn’t Happen to Have Down Syndrome

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]A person “happens to have” small and inconsequential things. Like, they “happen to have” a propensity for chocolate milk, they “happen to have” a love of power ballads. Maybe they “happen to have” ¬†freckles. [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]You don’t “happen to have” something that will affect every aspect of your life, like Down syndrome does. You just HAVE…

The Best Down Syndrome Awareness Videos

The Best Down Syndrome Awareness Videos

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]This post is specifically about videos for promoting Down Syndrome Awareness, and they are all easily accessible on YouTube. This post will be updated as new videos come out or are recommended. The Best Down Syndrome Awareness Videos For Kids [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kNMJaXuFuWQ&feature=youtu.be” align=”center” title=”Not Special Needs”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Awesome, super funny 2:00 short that’s great for anyone, really[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_video…

Down Syndrome Breastfeeding Resources, Stories & Encouragement

Down Syndrome Breastfeeding Resources, Stories & Encouragement

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]This post is about Down syndrome and breastfeeding. It is written from my perspective as a mother. I breastfed my daughter with Down syndrome for 2 years, and breastfed my two typically developing sons. While I am pro-breastfeeding, breastfeeding was not an easy experience for me, nor did it come easily. The purpose of this…

The Very Best Down Syndrome Book Resources
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The Very Best Down Syndrome Book Resources

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]This post is about best Down syndrome book resources – from memoirs to resource books. It’s intended for parents and professionals working with people with Down syndrome.  The ones that I most highly recommend I have put an * before. Remember: your local library should offer most of these books, and if they don’t, you…

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Behavioral Issues and Down syndrome

Behavioral Issues and Down syndrome Moxie, my daughter who has Down syndrome, has recently had behavioral issues at school. A bit of background: Moxie goes to The Best School Ever. She has a wonderful, caring teacher and Moxie’s aide is a lovely woman whom Moxie has known and trusted for years now – ever since…