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Q9: Loving Andrew – Chapter 7

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

In chapter 7, we read about the author’s experience and feelings toward a special program for children with disabilities. “I explained that it was often hard for parents to acknowledge that their children were slower than average and needed special

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Q8: Loving Andrew – Chapter 6

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

In this chapter, Wyllie talks about having her second child. How did you feel about what she said? As you read the chapter and thought about how the young couple prepared to leave England, did you consider your relationship with

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Q4: Loving Andrew – Chapter 2

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

In chapter two, Wyllie goes over the historical treatment of people with Down syndrome. She talks about forced sterilization, institutionalization, and eugenics. She includes an excerpt from a letter from her brother who was a doctor.  In it he says

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Q18: Life With Charley – Graduation Day

Sherry brings up the issue of feeling alone and connecting – or not – with other parents. I started writing about Charley so long ago that I don’t remember when. Back then it was my way of coping with the

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