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What have YOU learned through the years as a parent of a child with Down syndrome ?

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The day my son was born is such an indescribable display of bright lights and dark bleakness that there is no word strong enough to describe it. But there is a word to describe the months and years that came after. Happy.              Over the years, I have learned so many things. I have met; I have inspired; I have been inspired; I have cried; I have been mad; and I have cherished, with everything that I possess in me, my son, who has Down syndrome.  When we first started this journey together, there was nothing...

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What would happen if people with Down syndrome ruled the world?

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Dennis McGuire, PhD
Adult Down Syndrome Center of Lutheran General Hospital
Park Ridge, Illinois

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Develop fine motor skills with these top products

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Kids with Down syndrome can have difficulty with fine motor skills, so games and puzzles with just a few large pieces to work with are often a hit. Here are some of our favorite puzzles for children with Down syndrome  ages 2 and older that help develop fine motor skills  and encourage hand-eye coordination and visual perception skills. Jumbo Knob Wooden Puzzles (Click HERE to purchase)   These wooden puzzles feature adorable and bright puzzle pieces. Jumbo wooden knobs are easy for little hands to grasp and lift, revealing full-color matching pictures underneath each piece! A great activity to encourage hand-eye coordination and...

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To my son on his 24th Birthday

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By: Ingrid Bizio

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Meet Tylen Mivauhn Blue

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Meet Tylen Mivauhn Blue

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