Down Syndrome Awareness Month #DSAM15 – Fact #7

There is so much wonderful medical research available now that can help individuals with Down syndrome live a much longer, healthier and more productive life. The key thing is to reach out to your local Down syndrome organization or the national ones to get information about what doctors, specialists and therapists will be available for […]

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Down Syndrome Awareness Month #DSAM15 – Fact #4

I personally think my son’s smile is infectious, and his eyes are truly the window to his soul. He is the funniest, most loving person I know. He has a wonderful personality and people are drawn to him.

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Photo Op: “I Am Determined To Stand Up For Awareness” Day 2

 Today is Day 2 of my photo op wearing my “I Am Determined To Stand Up For Awareness” shirt. Today I am in Michael’s shopping for holiday items and for stickers for my Erin Condren Planner. But I have also joined forces with IDSC (International Down syndrome Coalition) with their photo challenge for the month.  Today […]

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Photo Op: “I Am Determined To Stand Up For Awareness” #DSAM15

So I have pledged to wear my “I Am Determined” shirts this whole month, to help spread awareness for Down syndrome. Yes I have a few and they will be washed. My mission is to wear it everywhere, in hopes that someone will ask me why am I wearing this shirt or to visit our website. It’s […]

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Educating Children on Down Syndrome Awareness

I was honored to have been able to go to my son’s school and talk to his second grade class about Down Syndrome Awareness. I first started the presentation out with Jacob introducing himself and telling them that he has Down syndrome. I helped him talk through some of the bullet points on the second [...]

Special & Determined Down Syndrome Awareness Week 1 Winner

We have announced our Week 1 Winner. Congratulations Jillian! You will now be entered into our Grand Prize contest that will be announced at the end of the month for the $50 prize pack. That contest will be chosen by the public. Please make sure to enter our contest to help spread awareness about all [...]

Down Syndrome Awareness Month Campaign #specialanddetermined

Here is our Down Syndrome Awareness campaign – “Is Your Child Special & Determined?” All children are unique in their own individual way. As a mother of child with Down Syndrome I feel so blessed. When my son was born with Down Syndrome (Trisomy 21) and a congenital heart defect, my husband and I agreed [...]