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Q2: The North Side of Down – Chapter 1

The North Side of Down: A True Story of Two Sisters

Amanda talks about her boyfriends Red and Todd.   How did you feel about her descriptions of her relationships? What was your reaction to Nancy’s story about how their father decided to have Amanda’s tubes tied? “Her social life ended

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Q12: Loving Andrew – Chapter 10

Loving Andrew: A Fifty-Two-Year Story of Down Syndrome

Wyllie talks about using a harness and Andy getting lost in a department store.  Many children with Down syndrome are known to wander. Was your child prone to wander off?  What steps did you take to keep him or her

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Q2: Loving Andrew – Preface / Author’s Note

Loving Andrew: A Fifty-Two-Year Story of Down Syndrome

Wyllie explains that she uses the term “Down’s” because that’s how Andrew defined himself. What do you think of that reasoning?

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