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
MY GIFT TO YOU! If you have a specific goal you are working on with your child and you can’t find a toy or activity to do with them to make working on that goal fun, then e-mail me and I will come up with one for you! This is my gift to you this Continue reading
This article was written by Sara Ostrowski, my 34 year old sister who has Down syndrome. She is my first blogger who has special needs. 10-29-2013 I am a volunteer at Maravilla Home For Seniors for about 5 months. I started June of this year. It was my idea to have a Halloween party. Today Continue reading
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
The Special Education Station had a team of 9 climbers including a 4 year old with Down Syndrome. We raised over $400 for the cause and had a great time climbing with everyone! Here are some pictures of our day. Keep an eye out for our video! About DS Action We are parents, Continue reading
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.
This is the headline of an article I read this morning. The power first class passengers have is appalling especially after you see the video of this teens supposed “behavior” Here is the article.