Monday, April 30, 2012

In the News - April 2012

Every month I compile a list of the stories I post on Down Wit Dat's Facebook page. They are stories of inclusion, of advocacy, of education, of hope and of love.  These are from the month of April.


AUDIO indicates an audio clip
BLOG indicates a blog post
EVENT indicates a scheduled event - NEW!
LINKS indicates links or resource materials
PHOTOS indicates photos
STUDY indicates a study
THREAD indicates an online discussion thread - NEW!
VIDEO indicates a video

Understanding and Treating the Cognitive Dysfunction of Down Syndrome

Sensory Integration for Children with Autism:  Proprioception System Explained

Outrage as sister with Down syndrome barred from Canada

Employers welcoming people with Down Syndrome with open arms

Why So Many Babies are Still Being Born With Down Syndrome

Mother's Down Syndrome Memoir on Sale Today

Popcorn Success Story highlights disability summit
BLOG Look at me while I misunderstand you: an Aspie/NT morning

'Roo's a lucky boy then?  Baby Kangaroo forms amazing friendship with Down's Syndrome Teen

My Baby with Down Syndrome:  Finding Beauty in the Unexpected

Scientists find First Definitive Genetic Links to Autism
BLOG Good Article in Defense of Extended Breastfeeding

Teenager with Down's Syndrome targeted by "Internet Trolls"

Anti-Bullying Reading Recommendations for Children and Teens
EVENT Down Wit Dat's T-21 Blog Hop
BLOG Mosaic Down Syndrome -  Still Learning
THREAD I am the Mother of fraternal twins, one who has Down Syndrome.
BLOG Just the Facts

21+21+21 =?
Pageant celebrates spirit of girls with disabilities

How to Teach the 5 Senses to Kids

Special Dreams Farm offers life skills to special-needs adults
Speaker at Holland Bloorview May 10th

Kindergarten classmates find Gretchen Coon is a lot like themselves
EVENT To "I Wish I Didn't Have Aspergers": An #AutismPositivity2012 Flash Blog Event

10 Things You should Know About Your First Week of Breastfeeding

Things You Should Know about a Heart Mom

Defying the Odds

Facebook Blocks Account over Special Olympics Photos

Down Syndrome Prom King Wins by Landslide

"I don't care what I have as long as it's healthy"

Even if it takes awhile, love finds a way

A Theater Class where All are Able

How to Teach Kids About Matching Numbers
BLOG Sibling Love
VIDEO The Frog Princes

Down Wit Dat hosted the second T-21 Blog Hop on April 21.  Don't miss our next one on May 21!

...And that's the news.  Keep the stories and information coming!

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