Seriously – Think College

From The Parent’s Guide to Down Syndrome:

Note from the Author: Seriously, College!  

I love that the options for continuing education are acknowledged and accepted for our adult children with Down syndrome. My son took a class at our local community college and is looking into taking more in the future. In fact, we’re thinking of taking a class or two together. The Think College website, at, currently lists 240 college programs across the country for individuals with developmental disabilities. I expect that’s not even all of them, as the community college Marcus enrolled in, with the help

I Wish I Knew


I wish I knew…Oh my, we could be here a while. There is no end to what I wish I knew. To what I want to know. To what I am trying to learn and what I wish was just deposited into my tiny brain without me having to work so damn hard for it!

bubblesLately, I’ve been reflecting and noticing what I’ve learned over the last few years especially about medical and social issues relating to disability, of course, most specifically

The Human Trisome Project: Are You Ready?

 Photography by Jensen Sutta And courtesy of Global Down Syndrome Foundation Photography by Jensen Sutta
And courtesy of Global Down Syndrome Foundation

I am not a trained medical professional or scientific-terminology inclined. I am, however, a parent. Which for many people is the catalyst into an array of verbiage regarding anatomy, new medical issues, etc. For me, that’s when I began to learn about genetics and diagnoses previously unknown (or little known) to me.

As I became an advocate, I learned of more, new (to me) medical

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