Chores? To Do or Not To Do?

Recently I have spoken with several parents of children who have various special needs.  All of these children ranged from 5yrs old to adult hood.  I was surprised to find that one question that kept popping up was “Should I give my child/adult with disabilities chores?”. My response was “Why the heck wouldn’t you?!” I Continue reading


On the Possibility of Curing Down Syndrome

I just finished reading an article on  called On the Possiblity of Curing Down Syndrome    and absolutely LOVED the authors perspective regarding having a child with a disability and how society and the medical field view those children. She states “I believe that we all have intrinsic value merely by virtue of being members Continue reading


Play Unified, Live Unified

Article from http://www.specialolympics.org  Team sports bring people together. Special Olympics Unified Sports® teams do that, too and much more. Half a million people worldwide take part in Unified Sports, breaking down stereotypes about people with intellectual disabilities in a really fun way.