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Abuelos orgullosos

Antes de empezar a explicar lo que significa nuestro nietecito, quiero darle las gracias a la Asociación Nacional de Síndrome de Down (NADS)  por darnos la oportunidad de poder expresar nuestras experiencias y por su apoyo a padres, abuelos y familia e

  • March 12, 2015
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Grandparent Support Suggestions

This below list of Grandparent support suggestions will help you provide assistance to your son or daughter who is parenting a child with Down syndrome. Every family will have unique support needs, so please do not hesitate to contact NADS if you have any

  • March 11, 2015
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Sam’s Story

Jennifer Friedland Moments after I delivered my first born, Sam, and after the nurses measured him, weighed him, cleaned him, and swaddled him, my husband, Dave, brought him to me. I was elated. While Dave was holding him at my bedside, I looked up at Sam

  • February 25, 2015
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A Great Day

Anne Reinertson WOW the ENTIRE school was cheering for our Regan! The world is changing…that is what I truly felt the day Regan came home from Kindergarten all excited to show me what was in her backpack. She helped me open her backpack, and there it wa

  • February 25, 2015
  • Kurt
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A Birth Story

By Nancy My husband and I went to our 20-week ultrasound expecting to get a few pictures of our first child and then head off to the airport for a weekend away. We never made it to the airport… We spent the next 8 hours being shuffled from exam room to

  • February 25, 2015
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Two Worlds Collide

By Pat Meet my son Christopher: There are many things in life 34 year old Christopher enjoys. His family and friends, movies, music, and playing games on his PS3 are probably high on his list. I think he has every “Guitar Hero” and “Rock Band” gam

  • February 25, 2015
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Defining Differences

By Cara “Your baby brother has Down syndrome.” These words were daunting in association with the cute little boy my parents had just brought home to join our family. As we gathered in the family room, “oohing “and “ahhing,” passing Ryan from o

  • February 25, 2015
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Dance, Dance, Dance

By Claire Hope loves to dance! Whether it is Irish dance, ballet, tap, or just boogying to the music at home, Hope loves it all. Hope started Irish dancing when she was in kindergarten, at the age of 6. Her older sister Therese had danced with the Trinity

  • February 25, 2015
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Above and Beyond

By Emily When “Pomp and Circumstance” echoes through an auditorium, gym, or hall, it marks a time of accomplishment and celebration. On June 4th, this timeless song echoed through St. Thomas of Villanova church as my sister Karlee made her way down th

  • February 25, 2015
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Something About Wyatt

By Deborah As I was cleaning out the garage this weekend, I came across the box of items from my son Wyatt’s birth.  There was one of his first diapers, no bigger than my hand.  I touched the nasal cannula that helped to keep his blood oxygenated whil

  • February 25, 2015
  • Kurt
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