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‘Be The Change’ … Think about those three words for just a moment.
How can you actively “be the change” you want to see in the world?
For me, this is an easy answer. As a mom to two amazing kiddos who rock an extra chromosome and who are 100% non verbal, I’d like to change the way the world too often views them. Lumping the special needs community into a one size fits all category is dehumanizing. Sounds a bit harsh, I know. But it’s true.
“Down syndrome kids are always so happy.”
Is that so? (cue rolling my eyes as far back in my head as is humanly possible). Talk to me about how happy cutie pie is when I say no to that Oreo cookie.
“Down syndrome kids are so loving … they love everybody.”
Ummmm. My two ragamuffins are completely nonverbal, yet they’ve figured out a…
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