Rethinking Inclusion for My Daughter With Down Syndrome

My husband and I have been talking at length about what inclusion will look like for her this coming year. We have a schedule of the classes a typical sixth-grader takes, and we are taking a step back as we discuss: can our daughter really, truly keep up with these classes? Science. Math. Social Studies. English. Physical Education.



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Ellen Stumbo Ellen Stumbo writes and speaks about finding beauty in brokenness with gritty honesty and openness. She's passionate about sharing the real – sometimes beautiful and sometimes ugly – aspects of faith, parenting, special needs, and adoption. Ellen’s writing has appeared on Focus on the Family, LifeWay, MomSense, Not Alone, Mamapedia and the Huffington Post.

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