Tag Archives: Awareness

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...

The Special Needs Calendar 2017: A Year Of Awareness Events [Infographic]

Every month of the year has awareness events designed to bring attention to diseases and disabilities. Some you may hear about on social media or the blogs you read regularly. Others are less public...

The Special Needs Calendar 2016: A Year Of Awareness [Infographic]

In the special needs community, there are some very important awareness days and months on the calendar. Here is a graphic that will help raise awareness of many syndromes and conditions....