Tag Archives: Down Syndrome

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...

A Reading List for Parents of Kids With Down Syndrome and Other Special Needs

When my daughter Sophie was diagnosed with Down syndrome at four days old, the last thing I wanted to do was read a book about it. I couldn’t look at so much as a pamphlet. It was an odd response f...

5 Children’s Books to Open Eyes and Hearts to Others with Special Needs

Here are five new books that can help readers open their eyes and hearts to others and learn about the challenges and special needs others may have....