Category Archives: Down syndome

I Owe It All To Dan & Kay

So the other thing that really turns my crank is helping kids with special needs maximize their individual potentials regardless of the disability, and more specifically how sensory integration theory and oral motor coordination play a HUGE part in a child acquiring verbal language that people OUTSIDE their families can understand.

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The Other “R” Word

Today you might have seen this splashed across various social media outlets. I think it’s pretty safe to say that anyone who would call themselves my personal friend probably doesn’t use the “R” word, or if they have in my presence, they’ve been corrected. It happens, I move on. It’s an ugly, ugly word that …

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Where’s Chuck Woolery When You Need Him?

“John and Susan Smith you’ve just won a brand new baby!! Come on DOWN!!” A game show announcer excitedly booms from the middle of the stage, “Charlie, tell them what they’ve won!”, the game show host adds. So John and Susan walk excitedly to the stage, carrying a little bundle wrapped in blankets, unsure exactly …

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"I’m So Thankful Because God Answered ____________ Prayer", And Other Horse Pucky

   I was listening to L.A.’s Christian talk station the other evening when the afternoon drive guy was asking people to call and say what they were thankful for this year, specifically to tell stories of how God had answered their prayers in the past year.  Now I am ALL for proclaiming God’s goodness ALL the time, and it’s …

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Just Because It’s In Black & White, It Doesn’t Mean It’s Accurate

It’s the day after Thanksgiving. My husband’s at work and has been since the middle of the night to greet all the wonderful people who help finance our wonderful life here in our little castle by the sea. I’m tired; feeling the effects of two days worth of cooking, dealing with my daughter’s stress level …

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