People with Down syndrome are not ‘forever children’.

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’.

Myths about Down syndrome. How many did you think were true?

I’ve said it many times before, and I’m about to say it yet again. The hardest part of raising a child with Down syndrome is not the disability itself, but the attitude of society. The hardest part is not Down syndrome, it is other people. There are just so many assumptions about what Down syndrome … Continue reading Myths about Down syndrome. How many did you think were true?