Category Archives: Down’s Syndrome

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Heaven’s Very Special Child – Mandy – Part 4 of 6 – Nan’s re-blog

A congenital heart defect was noted during Mandy’s first office visit. Again, I asked if there was any treatment for it. “It’s a terminal condition, usually, by eight or nine.” The words were so frightening to me that I gave … Continue reading

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Mandy – Part 5 – An incident – Reblog by Nan (UPS AND DOWNS)

Ups and Down’s* “You…pantihose!” Please don’t anyone tell my daughter Mandy that this article exists. Every word of it is true, and that’s the problem. Her flair for the dramatic might re-ignite, even at 29, and there would be trouble … Continue reading

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Mandy Part 3 of 6 (“Heaven’s very special child”) Reblog by Nan

PLEASE READ PART 4 AFTER 3 — OUT OF ORDER. The doctor said,  “Mrs. Mykel, Amanda is mongoloid.” I closed my eyes and put my head back against the pillow. I felt a new room open up inside me, a … Continue reading

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Heaven’s Very Special Child – PART 2 OF 6- Reblog by Nan

I have a daughter with Down’s Syndrome. I would like for this to be a space for you to share your own experiences with Down’s Syndrome. You can share stories on this page using the “Comment” box below. Also, my … Continue reading

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Irreparably Harmed

Source: https://www.change.org/…/ohio-state-house-protect-our-sheltered-worksh… Petition to Ohio Governor John Kasich, Ohio House and Senate Members. Ohioans Demand Protection for Sheltered Workshops, Developmental Centers.  Ohio Adults with debilitating intellectual or developmental disabilities (I/DD) will be irreparably harmed if some of the Kasich Administration’s Employment First … Continue reading

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DIRTY DEAL for DISABLED

My computer, my printer, my digital phone, my video camera, my internet connection, my telephone, my router, my monitor have connecting cords that easily get tangled and are often difficult to follow to their correct  position.  The secret to achieving … Continue reading

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