Monthly Archives: January 2010

Down Syndrome Awareness Meets Random Funny Thoughts — Spider Man & PROMPT

My husband is not a real touchy-feely, let’s-talk-about-it kind of guy. Rather, I’ve come to learn that he’s a man of few words. But, early in the process of dating him, I didn’t know this and, I think, he was … Continue reading

Posted in CPSE, PROMPT language therapy, Spriderman | 9 Comments

Angels Amongst Us — Through The Wires

I dialed a wrong number yesterday. You know, I realized today that this doesn’t happen often with all the phone book options embedded in the telephones these days. I dialed my cousin to find out how HER ailing Dad is … Continue reading

Posted in Angels, happiness, helping others, hope, pay it forward | 3 Comments

THANKFUL THURSDAY – Here Comes That Overwhelmed Feeling Again

Isn’t life just too crazy sometimes? Seriously! My life feels overwhelming just now what with my Dad’s illness, the boys’ transition to kindergarten, impending re-surgery for the boys, job possibilities to consider etc. etc. etc. blah blah blah. Right? We … Continue reading

Posted in Down Syndrome Advocacy, Lay Advocate, Long Island Advocacy Center, parent advocate | 3 Comments

Special Exposure Wednesday — Boys Will Be Boys

The Boys find a new use for their bath-toy suction cups! For more Special Exposure Wednesday, visit 5 Minutes for Special Needs.

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Random Funny Thoughts — It’s As Plain As The Nose On HIS Face

It’s been awhile since I told an “Old Soul” story. She is laugh-out-loud funny with her straight-forward observations and commentary on the crazy world we live in. Yesterday, she just plain old cracked me up. I brought my dear old … Continue reading

Posted in funny, random funny thoughts | 4 Comments

Down Syndrome Awareness — The Science of Learning in Children with Down Syndrome

I’m the first one to reassure parents that every child is different (despite sweeping diagnoses). Each child has their own unique areas of strength and weakness. Each their own learning style. I should know, right? I have identical twins with … Continue reading

Posted in ABA Therapy, Down Syndrome Advocacy, DTI, educating children with Down Syndrome | 6 Comments

Down Syndrome Awareness — "Disability" is a Relative Term

It’s midnight on a Saturday night and I just got home. No, I wasn’t out partying like in the good ol’ days. I was out, once again, retrieving my dear old Dad from another of his midnight forays. This time … Continue reading

Posted in Alzheimer's, Down Syndrome Advocacy | 2 Comments