World Down Syndrome Day 2017

World Down Syndrome Day 2017

Every year on 3/21 we celebrate World Down Syndrome Day because there are three copies of the 21st chromosome. My daughter is 9 years old and Down syndrome is something in her I cherish. I didn’t always feel that way, and I did not always understand why Down...
When Mama Needs Help

When Mama Needs Help

Some challenges are hard to write about because they expose the raw we carry inside. But sometimes we have to talk about what it is like parenting in the trenches — whatever that means for you — because what I am writing here is about you, the parent, and...
How to Include Kids In Their Own IEP

How to Include Kids In Their Own IEP

Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Tonia Christle from Tonia Says on IEPs (Individualized Education Plan). I asked her to write about IEPs from the perspective of an adult with a disability who grew up having IEPs. Imagine that you have just started your...

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