As a parent of a child with Down syndrome I often have to read hurtful things online, sometimes from harmless people who are just not thinking , and sometimes from people just being cruel. I'm lucky that in my day to day life I’ve actually never faced any negativity, many do, but for me nobody … Continue reading People with Down syndrome are not ‘forever children’.
When I tell you, my second son was born with Down syndrome, you’ll probably feel sorry for me. You’ll probably feel sorry for my family and think we have endured a terrible tragedy. You will probably not believe me when I say it wasn’t tragic at all, and that actually it hasn’t negatively impacted us … Continue reading Down syndrome or not, I believe in both of my children
When we were back visiting the Uk, River and I were invited to go and meet with student doctors at the Royal Hampshire County Hospital’s education department. It was a four hour round trip for us, but I’ve wanted to do something like this for so long that I decided that I wouldn’t miss … Continue reading The day River met our future doctors