Saturday, December 1, 2012

In the News - November 2012

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

AUDIOindicates an audio clip
APPEAL indicates an online petition or plea
BLOG indicates a blog post
EVENT indicates a scheduled event
LINKS indicates links or resource materials
PHOTOS indicates photos
STUDY indicates a study
THREAD indicates an online discussion thread
VIDEO indicates a video

Happy National Down syndrome Awareness Week!


Down Syndrome Association makes strides in Sudbury

Talking about Down syndrome

Orange, state lag in mainstreaming disabled students

EXCLUSIVE: M&S unveil Christmas TV ad with a little help from the man behind Beyonce's Single Ladies video and the adorable Seb White (with not a celeb in sight!)

Extra Chromosome 21 Removed from Down Syndrome Cell Line
Lest We Forget


Would you "change" your child with Down syndrome?

VIDEOMugged By Sound, Rescued By A Waitress
BLOG Don't Label People with Down syndrome



Disabled Boy’s Family Faces $500 Daily Fine Over A Therapy Pet Pig

Actors with Down syndrome in more films, TV; 'Glee' star Lauren Potter says 'we're just like anybody else'
Downs Side Up Voted Top Blog

Disabled parents face bias, loss of kids

Rude content

Living with Down Syndrome
BLOG Boogie Wonderland

BLOG Marks & Spencer exploits vulnerable children for profit this Christmas!

Equip for Equality Victory Allows Kindergartner to Remain in Her Neighborhood School

Becoming a champion! and rocking his extra chromosome!

Lakeside homecoming queen with Downs syndrome to make TV debut
BLOG Why I'm Not a Fan of "Tard" the "Grumpy Cat"

We had our ninth T-21 Blog Hop on November 21. Join us for three days of excellent blogging on November 21! 

Our Facebook page has reached over 900 fans! Welcome to all our new friends. Please share!

Don't forget our Facebook Group!  Down Wit Dat - The Group is an all inclusive special needs discussion forum.  Join the conversation!

I'm looking forward to judging November's Photo Theme "Thankful" Results to be posted lateron Down Wit Dat's Facebook page. December's Theme to be announced at the same time.

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

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