Category Archives: Down’s Syndrome

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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DARK AGES LOOMING FOR THE INTELLECTUALLY CHALLENGED

I’m thankful for my Down Syndrome’s daughter’s first 44 years. A humane society made her transition into adulthood relatively painless.  During the dawn of the one-percenters, however, that care is insidiously being compromised.  Much as the mentally ill years ago … Continue reading

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The Upside of Down…

Originally posted on Local Heart, Global Soul:
Last weekend I was sorting out some photos of local city landmarks taken last summer during some of my walking adventures. Suddenly I spied some photos that I’d meant to divert into a…

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Neglected Page

THIS IS MANDY MYKEL I’ve been so busy with different blog pages that I have badly neglected my Downs Syndrome page. Tonight I discovered two excellent downs blogs and have included a couple of excellent resources from the noahsdad blog on … Continue reading

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My Regret

My main regret about having Mandy is that my other three children got short-changed. I don’t know where I would have gotten the energy from, but  I wish somehow I could have done things differently.  When Mandy was born one … Continue reading

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Keep the Workshops Open

If you become aware of a movement in your state to close workshops for the mentally challenged, please oppose it.  There is a movement afoot in Ohio, and I understand they’ve put some mentally challenged individuals on their board to … Continue reading

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