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Children With Down Syndrome

The First Time I Said 'My Daughter Has Down Syndrome'

HuffPost Live | Posted 06.04.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Tara McCallon can remember the first time she ever articulated that her daughter had down syndrome. She was in the hospital gift shop, waiting for ...

Why I Feel Like An Invisible Mom

Sue Robins | Posted 09.07.2013 | Parents
Sue Robins

It's as if our society has no responsibility to include those who are different. Is it only up to us, as parents of children with disabilities, to force ourselves into their circles and demand social inclusion for our children? Remember: a community who excludes one is not a community at all.

Kids With Down Syndrome Twice As Likely To Be Overweight

Posted 11.15.2012 | Parents

By Kerry Grens NEW YORK | Wed Nov 14, 2012 3:13pm EST (Reuters Health) - More than one in four children with Down syndrome in The Netherlands ...

Mother Furious After Teacher Cuts Off Several Inches Of Daughter's Hair

Posted 09.29.2012 | Education

The mother of a 7-year-old girl with Down syndrome is fuming after she says her daughter’s teacher cut off several inches of her hair without parent...

We Didn't Run Away

Amy Julia Becker | Posted 11.10.2012 | Parents
Amy Julia Becker

I didn't want to run away from Penny. I wanted to run away from everyone else.