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Q28: Loving Andrew – Epilogue

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

John and Lisa talk about what it was like for them growing up with Andy. For the most part, they seem to have “typical” sibling relationships. How did you react to the memories they shared? “Andrew was aware of his

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Q13: Life With Charley – Mr. Fix It

One of the best gifts we can get as parents is someone who “gets” our kid, someone who understands and appreciates them for who they are.  The Palmer’s friend Calvin was one of those people. Fixing things wasn’t Calvin’s only

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Q7: Life With Charley – Da Weal Kicken

People who have Down syndrome tend to be literal thinkers.   “Not fingers, Mom, kicken.” “Fingers?” Charley slumped down in his seat, lowered his head a notch and said, “Yeah.” “Son, do you think we’re feeding you fingers?” He nodded

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