Down Syndrome

The Parent’s Guide To Down Syndrome: Advice, Information, Inspiration, And Support For Raising Your Child From Diagnosis Through Adulthood

As a parent of a child diagnosed with Down syndrome, you may be feeling unsure of what to do next or where your child’s journey will take you. In this book, authors Jen Jacob and Mardra Sikora share their experiences and guide you through life with Ds with expert advice from diagnosis to adulthood. Each …

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Reasons to Smile: Celebrating People Living with Down Syndrome

This compilation of 56 encouraging and eye-opening short writings by a variety of authors across the globe celebrates the lives of people living with Down syndrome. Together with 56 inspiring “slice of life” photos, these candid true stories, including the renowned “Welcome to Holland,” provide inspiration and connection. Parents and families of children living with …

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Big Brother Dustin

Dustin, a young boy who has Down syndrome, is excited about the birth of his younger sister and helps anyway he can to prepare for her arrival, but when it comes to picking a name, Dustin struggles with his choices because he wants to pick just the right one. Down Syndrome, Special Needs, Family, Exceptionality, …

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Taking Down Syndrome to School

A young boy describes what it is like to have Down Syndrome, what special help he needs to do well in school, and how to be his friend. Down Syndrome, Special Needs, School, Friendships, Friendship, Exceptionality

My Sister, Alicia May

Based on the lives of two sisters, this story expresses the challenges and joys of growing up with a sibling who has special needs. In many ways, Rachel and Alicia are like any sisters, but Rachel knows her sister is very different and very special because she has Down syndrome. Though Rachel occasionally feels frustrations …

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Ensemble jusqu’au sommet

Il y a des rêves que l’on vit les deux pieds sur terre et il y a des rêves qui nous transportent au loin. Le nôtre nous a menés jusqu’au Pérou, mais encore plus loin dans la compréhension de la vie.» Jean-François Martin. En mai 2008, six adultes ayant une trisomie 21 s’engagent dans un …

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