March 22 2013 Children with Special Needs Newsletter
Translations about Childhood Disabilities
The beauty of multicultural communities is how we benefit from the diversity of families, traditions and ways of viewing the world. Providing information about childhood disabilities in many languages helps educate families, translators, and whole communities where our children grow and thrive.
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3/21 World Down Syndrome Day
Down Syndrome Awareness October & March
Join our community on Facebook with 307 other parents and advocacy organizations
World Down Syndrome Day Thursday March 21, 2013
You can join Down Syndrome International’s campaign
inviting everyone to wear “Lots of Socks” on 21 March to raise
awareness on World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD).
2013 World Down Syndrome Day United Nations Conference Live UN Webcast
March 21 10am-6pm U.S. EDT (GMT -4)
@NDSC Celebrate World Down Syndrome Day!
Right to Work!
Via Twitter from @NDSS - Check out our #WDSD2013 social media guide
and celebrate the day with friends and family near and far!
Print Welcome to Holland over tulips
Share with OB/Gyn offices, pediatricians, NICU, early intervention centers
'You are my hero': A mum's letter to her baby with Down syndrome
'Why did I cry?': A loving dad writes about his beautiful daughter with Down syndrome
What I Want You To Know: Messages Of Hope & Joy from Your Baby
Adorably illustrated notes for parents
RA Hudson: The Herald has a nice piece about our personal journey
and my book for new parents dealing with a Down syndrome diagnosis
DSiAM's Gideon https://www.facebook.com/ActorswithDownSyndrome
Featured in commercial for Wash Out Mod Podge for kids
New York Times: A Young Man With Down Syndrome, a Fatal Encounter
and a Cry for Understanding
Check out other Childhood Disability messages on Twitter with 2,500 others, at:
Secrets of Happy Families: How to Improve Your Morning,
Rethink Family Dinner, Fight Smart, Go Out and Play,
and Much More
Read an excerpt and interview:
The Stories That Bind Us
The bottom line: if you want a happier family, create, refine and retell the story of your family’s positive moments and your ability to bounce back from the difficult ones. That act alone may increase the odds that your family will thrive for many generations to come.
Physically challenged and fashionable
Haute insulin pumps, artful colostomy pouches and flirty tracheostomy covers
People with disabilities protest proposed rules by US Department of Labor http://www.doloffmybody.org/2013/03/its-crime.html
DOL Off My Body!
Enjoy: The Carrot Seed
And Then It's Spring
Harold & the Purple Crayon
The Still Point of the Turning World - Emily Rapp
Ronan was diagnosed at 9 months old with Tay-Sachs disease.
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Friendship Circle: 42 Great Down Syndrome Resources You Should Know About
Bathroom Skills & Childhood Disability
Toilet Training & Inclusive Education
Another "Public Restroom and the 6-Year Old" Post
Public Restrooms & the 6 Year Old
Social Media Cyber Safety Workbook & Discussion Guide - Pre-Teens
Parent Guide to Texting, Facebook, Social Media: Understanding
Benefits & Dangers of Parenting in a Digital World
A Father's Fear
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