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Five Tips for Less Stressful Holidays for Special Needs Families

With Thanksgiving in the rearview mirror, it’s full steam ahead for the Christmas season. Our routines change, activity ramps up, and often our children are exposed to new and unfamiliar people, places, smells, tastes, and experiences. Some kids love the

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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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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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