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Kids With Down Syndrome

5 Business Lessons from a Little Boy with Down Syndrome

Brian Horn | Posted 06.24.2014 | Business
Brian Horn

Kids can be some of the best teachers, even when it comes to business. My son has been no exception to that rule, despite the fact that he has a learning disability.

Did the TSA Harrass Us Because of Our Special Needs Son?

Marla Murasko | Posted 06.15.2013 | Parents
Marla Murasko

My husband and I have traveled many places with our son, who is 7 years old and diagnosed with Down syndrome. We have traveled through many airports and have always followed the TSA policies. However, on this one particular day, we encountered rude and unpleasant harassment.

The Only Way To See The Truth About My Daughter

Amy Julia Becker | Posted 05.13.2013 | Parents
Amy Julia Becker

To think that a child's life can be summarized by the balance of her flaws and her achievements, with a scorecard at the end that deems her either a burden to our family or a productive citizen within our society, betrays my role as her mother altogether.

What Experts Don't Understand About My Daughter

2012-07-03-slatelogo.jpg | Posted 11.28.2012 | Parents

Written by Cristina Nehring for Slate If you’d told me five years ago that I was soon to bear a disabled child with blood cancer -- for whom I’...

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 ...

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.

The One Thing That Kept A New Mom From Falling Apart

Kelle Hampton | Posted 06.05.2012 | Parents
Kelle Hampton

Although I might not have known it, my heart began its healing process the moment my eyes met Nella's for the first time.