Day 16 – Down Syndrome Awareness Month

Day #16 Two types of procedures are available to pregnant women: screening tests and diagnostic tests. The screening tests estimate the risk of the baby having Down syndrome. Diagnostic tests tell whether or not the baby actually has Down syndrome. (www.nads.org) I declined every optional test while pregnant with all 3 of my children. For … More Day 16 – Down Syndrome Awareness Month

Day 14 – Down Syndrome Awareness Month

Day #14 Public schools must, by law, provide a free and appropriate education for individuals with Down syndrome. Willow goes to preschool just like other kids her age. Some of her classmates have special needs. Most don’t.¬†Every child brings something different to the classroom. Every child benefits. Inclusive classrooms are a beautiful thing. Willow learns … More Day 14 – Down Syndrome Awareness Month