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Tenderness and Childhood Disabilities
The diversity in development of children born with the same diagnosis may be even greater than the differences among mainstream children. Differences in early development do not predict the true potential of an individual. Every opportunity for support and encouragement should be given each child.
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Stephen Green, 47, has always refused to let Down's syndrome get in the way of his dreams. Now, that determination has seen him realise his latest ambition – to become a parish councillor for his village
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I'm a Person, Not a Punchline
Please LIKE my comment supporting accurate information on Down syndrome
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TV show CHiPs 11/21/82
2 TV movies, Airwolf 1985
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Brian Skotko : Today, I said my final goodbye to Allen Crocker;
Do we also need to say goodbye to Down syndrome?
Packed memorial today for Dr. Allen Crocker.
Loved poetry as much as medicine. Congratulated DS parents.
Real Dr. Allen Crocker quotes & medical visit notes #1:
"Your son is a handsome, splendid boy & will grow up to be remarkable in many
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VVA Volunteer Jeremy Carr 23
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