This article is up for an award in the 2020 Baps blogging award. If you think it deserves to win, please VOTE HERE - https://www.myfamilyourneeds.co.uk/baps/biggest-impact/ I'm not an easily offended person and I believe in gently educating people about Down syndrome. I always remind myself and others that we were all uneducated once, and that … Continue reading If you refuse to stop using this word, then you are no real friend of mine.
When River was diagnosed and for quite some time after, people often used to comment that ‘it must be mild’, ‘you can’t even tell’ or ‘he must only have it a little bit’. And even though I soon learnt that it wasn’t even possible to have Down syndrome mildly, that you either have it or … Continue reading Is my son ‘high functioning’?