Category Archives: Parenting

How to Accommodate and Support a Child with a Visual Impairment

Parenting a child with a visual impairment requires special considerations at every stage of life — from birth through early childhood, adolescence, and even into adulthood. Your challenge is to str...

Five Easy Ways to Get Started with Setting Limits for Your Child

Let’s face it: setting limits and maintaining boundaries for your kids isn't always easy. When children are young, it can be especially difficult, because their transgressions can seem so small. It ...

Speaking to Your Child’s Classmates About Down Syndrome

My daughter Sophie is almost fourteen. She has Down syndrome. She’s in eighth grade and has been mainstreamed since her earliest preschool days. A few weeks ago, she invited me to speak at Career...