Reasons to Smile: Celebrating People Living with Down Syndrome

Book cover for Reasons to Smile by Andrea Knauss & Elizabeth Martins

Andrea Knauss

Elizabeth Martins


Book Summary

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 Down syndrome will discover a wealth of positivity and valuable guidance. Special education teachers, social workers, mental health professionals, and policy makers will find helpful information and insight from stories regarding behavioral health. And anyone who is looking to learn more about Down syndrome will discover a world full of possibilities they never knew existed.

Resource, Short Stories, Short Writings, Down Syndrome, Special Abilities, Special Needs, Possibilities, Family, Family Resource, School Resource

Age Range
Ages 12+ (grades 8 and up), Ages 9 to 12 (grades 4-7)
Schiffer Publishing Ltd.
Book Category
Down Syndrome