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Q28: Life With Charley – Unless You’ve Made Other Plans

One of the scariest things for parents of people who have Down syndrome, or any intellectual / developmental disability, is worrying about what will happen to our child if something happens to us. Sherry came face to face with this

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Q45: Adventures in the Mainstream

Q 45)  Palmer’s last pages talk about the unending concern of parents:   “The parents of kids with developmental disabilities can never put their full weight down, never completely relax and enjoy the ride where their offspring are concerned.  That’s

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Q9: Adventures in the Mainstream

Q9) “Ned’s brother, Ira –three years older, college graduate–has already started having his own adventures.  He’s played football with the Carlton College team in Germany, been an exchange student in Japan, and traveled with me on a production trip to

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Q2: Adventures in the Mainstream

Q2) In the first chapter, Palmer sets up the struggle he intends to show his readers: How parents of children who have Down syndrome think about the transition from child to adult. “Can a very verbal, very social young man

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