Everyone wants to have a chance to love and be loved. Everyone deserves a home where they can be accepted for who they are, where all pretenses can be dropped. Unconditionally.
Families of kids with Down syndrome find themselves in Holland. We go to Mars! But once we’re there we find it’s a great adventure.
In honor of National Autism Awareness Month I’m starting a mini-series on what professionals call dual-diagnosis or a child with both Down syndrome and autism. There are some major differences between the two, but surprisingly - many overlaps. I am not an autism specialist, but have many colleagues who are. We’ll be gleaning from their expertise over… Continue reading Down syndrome and Autism: Where do we begin?