Special Needs

Jun 302016 29 Responses

What Down Syndrome Looks Like to Me

Today is Ella’s 11th birthday. Hours after her birth, my friend (and her pediatrician) came to our room to deliver the diagnosis of Down syndrome. In that moment, I had very little clue what Down syndrome truly looked like. I had been around a few kids with the condition. But I don’t remember having seen any adult with Ds. At the time, the mental image I had of Down syndrome was loving, but sad. ItContinue Reading…

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