Browsing: Down Syndrome
Leticia Velasquez explains how her daughter’s Down syndrome has been a blessing in her life and urges readers to help parents who are feeling overwhelmed with a baby with Down syndrome find support, resources, or in truly difficult cases, an adoptive family.
Letitia Velasquez explores the role of advocacy groups in encouraging parents facing a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome. From diagnosis to adulthood, those who are blessed to know people with Down syndrome are flooding the media with joyful images of fulfilling lives lived with an extra chromosome.
Daniel Smrokowski reviews Where Hope Grows, a film that honestly portrays the joy, happiness, and friendship that a person with Down syndrome (and other special needs) brings to humanity.
The father who chose to keep his son with Down syndrome after his wife rejected him is making headlines as a hero. Samuel Forrest, a native of New Zealand is being divorced by his Armenian wife because of his choice and has raised $438,000 in a Go Fund Me campaign.
Everyone who has been blessed to know a person with Down syndrome knows they spread love wherever they go, Why is it that the majority of moms expecting babies diagnosed with Down syndrome choose to abort them? What can we do to give these moms hope for their children’s future?
In recognition of World Down Syndrome Day, Leticia Velasquez offers ways to acknowledge, advocate for and learn about babies with Down Syndrome.
Do we help those around us overcome the attitude we hear from society that babies are not welcome in our lives?