Keep a grateful soul…there is always something to be thankful for no matter how difficult the day is.

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October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month – Day #19

Beautiful Wil
Yes, there are challenges, but working with challenges has the power to bring out the best in people. I know, because this guy brings out the best in me. I’m the lucky one that he calls “Mommy”

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October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month – Day #15

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How can you promote acceptance and awareness?
Share your stories, the good times, the sad times, all of them. They matter. Without them, we are left alone with our misconceptions.

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October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month – Day #14

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How can you promote acceptance and awareness?

Be patient with me….I can do the same things as you, I just need more time and may learn a little differently.

I’m a visual learner, so flash cards, books, and visual demonstrations give me a better understanding (My sister, Katherine, is great atĀ giving me visual examples to help me with my homework!)

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October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month – Day #13

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I’m a little brother….with two big sisters!

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October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month – Day #11

Wil Basketball

I have low muscle tone and hypothyroidism (slow thyroid), which is common in people with Down syndrome. Do I let that slow me down? No way! Active play builds my muscles and keeps my weight at a healthy level.

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October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month – Day #10

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Though I smile a lot, it doesn’t mean inconsiderate and mean-spirited behavior doesn’t hurt. I have a broad range of feelings just like you.

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