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NDSS Meets with DeVos: a Photo Op over Advocacy, Guest Post by Melissa Stoltz

MeriahMeriah Nichols is a career counselor. Solo mom to 3 (one with Down syndrome, one gifted 2E). Deaf, with C-PTSD and TBI, she’s also a gardening nerd who loves cats, Star Trek, and takes her coffee hot and black. www.meriahnichols.com

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My Not-So-Great Story: A Personal Experience with the NDSS & The Buddy Walk. Guest Post by Stacey Calcano

When we first received our son’s Down syndrome diagnosis in August of 2011, we were devastated, terrified and lost. During a routine anatomy scan, the technician noticed an abnormality in our son’s heart, so we were sent for an immediate fetal echo. It was then confirmed that he had two separate congenital heart defects (ASD …

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"Nella's Triple Crown" and Is It Wrong to Ask Where the Money Goes?

I have no doubt that this post is going to make me seem like a great queen bitch, but yesterday was Martin Luther King Jr Day, and as he so famously said, “our lives begin to be over the day the we are silent about things that matter.”   One thing that matters a lot …

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