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Getting to Know Someone With Down Syndrome

What is Down Syndrome? It’s easy to do a google search to find the definition of Down syndrome and read medical terms and other hard-to-understand lingo. You might already know that people with Down Syndrome have three copies of chromosome 21, you

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The Trouble With Down Syndrome Awareness Month

October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month! Yippee! Around the country, people are wearing crazy socks and attending Buddy Walks. Some folks with Down syndrome are being featured in a video shown in Times Square, a teenage soap opera has a

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What to Say to the Parents of a Baby with Down Syndrome: Dos and Don’ts

Note:  The author of this post, Andi Fulton Sligh is a friend of ours who lives in Fairhope, Alabama and is the mother of two children with special needs.  She actively blogs about her life experiences at  She has

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