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I See Life

From the changing of seasons, To the changing of time. All humans and animals, Survive the changing time line. From how we act each day, All people are different. Watching the animals play, All animals are different. Life itself, beautiful thing, See ever

  • March 16, 2017
  • Kurt
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Define Me No More

Define Me No More, I define myself. No one can label me, No one puts a sign on me. Define Me No More, Anyone who tries. Since I am just myself, Only I can change myself. Define Me No More, For I am normal. Since my life is normal, I will continue to live.

  • March 16, 2017
  • Kurt
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At Night

Look up there at the blackness, The unknown glares back at you. Silver glowing moon is shown. The moon and stars in sight. Look, the streetlights glow is dim, Set against the darkened sky. Lively creatures just dance, They are enjoying life. Look out ther

  • March 16, 2017
  • Kurt
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Artful Autumn

Shattered rainbow dances down, It’s like a ballet of color. Like walking on stained glass, Crinkling leaves under our feet. Sunlight shines; leaves become bright, Sunlight fades; bright fades away. Between the colors and shades, It is an Artful Autumn.

  • March 16, 2017
  • Kurt
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Chilean Teacher Visits NADS for Down Syndrome Resources

Francisco Alfaro Torres, who teaches children with special needs at a private school in Chile, visited the NADS office to learn more about Down syndrome.  We provided him with resources to assist him in his work and learned much from him about the educa

  • December 27, 2016
  • Kurt
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People with Down Syndrome Blog

In My Own Words: People with Down Syndrome is a newly launched blog “dedicated solely to the stories, reflections, and experiences of people with Down syndrome.” Katherine Anderson and her son, Sam, who has Down syndrome, created the blog together as

  • November 3, 2016
  • Kurt
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NADS Launches New Welcome Basket Program

See the recent Daily Herald article about our new Welcome Basket Program! NADS recently introduced a pilot program in Lake County to provide welcome baskets to parents who have a new baby with Down syndrome. The baskets include baby items, such as knit

  • October 25, 2016
  • Kurt
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New Health Videos from the Adult Down Syndrome Center

The Adult Down Syndrome Clinic at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital is collaborating with members of the NADS PAC program to produce a new series of health-related videos. The first two videos in the series are now available! Hydration Video Eating at

  • July 26, 2016
  • Kurt
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New Documentary

Hearts of Glass, a JenTen documentary film for Slow Food in the Tetons, is a one-hour, broadcast-quality film currently in production. Six years in the development, Vertical Harvest is unique in the world. The three-story greenhouse is located on a sliver

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University of Illinois Transition Study

Parents of Transition-Aged Children with Significant Disabilities Needed for Research Study Greetings! My name is Kimberly Patton and I am a doctoral student in Special Education at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. My advisor, Dr. Meghan Bu

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