My son is not brave, he has Down syndrome

We had a bit of a first this morning, a comment from the member of the public that took me slightly a back. I’ve never actually had many comments regarding Down syndrome, other than a few ‘you can’t even tell’ moments in the beginning it’s rarely mentioned. I always get comments about how cute my … Continue reading My son is not brave, he has Down syndrome

Why for us, honesty is the best policy – talking to siblings about Down syndrome

Quite often within the Down syndrome online community I hear the question, “how and when should I tell my children that their sibling has Down syndrome?” I guess there isn’t a right or wrong answer, and in no way is what I write here judgmental or preachy in any way. I know some families think … Continue reading Why for us, honesty is the best policy – talking to siblings about Down syndrome