I’m not going to be adding a cute photo of River to this. It isn’t an article about proving to the world how amazing he is or how happy he makes me, it isn’t an article about how he is worthy of his life and it certainly isn’t a ‘look what you’re missing out on’ … Continue reading I have a son with Down syndrome, but I still believe in your right to choose.
“No, you are mourning the life you THINK he was meant to have, the life you WANTED him to have. He is already living the life he was meant to have’.
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’?