Just less than thirty years ago, I was handed a book written for parents of a new baby with Down syndrome that began with, “Do not put your baby in an institution.” Literally, this was the first line of the book.
Still, a social worker asked if we were “taking the baby home.”
Today I know women who coach doctors and nurses about how to share information about possible, potential, and available, instead of “put away.”
Be Beautiful, Be Yourself
Last weekend Marcus and I attended