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The North Side of Down by Nancy Bailey and Amanda Bailey

The North Side of Down: A True Story of Two Sisters

by Nancy Bailey and Amanda Bailey

Memoirs written by parents about raising children with Down syndrome are not hard to come by. 41 more words

Disability

The North Side of Down by Nancy Bailey and Amanda Bailey

The North Side of Down: A True Story of Two Sisters

by Nancy Bailey and Amanda Bailey

Memoirs written by parents about raising children with Down syndrome are not hard to come by.  453 more words

Down Syndrome

What is "My Home"?

The course started with Laura Isoniemi introducing the story of the Finnish Association called Mun Koti (My Home). It was founded by 10 families which share the same need: to offer their children with some intellectual disability a safe place to live where they can grow up and experience the dream of being independent. 1,292 more words

My HOME

This lesson plan revolved around teaching what body image means, understanding that people feel differently about their bodies, and that people change how they feel about their bodies over time.  181 more words

Autism

Doing the Math Equals a Lot of Love

It’s going on 12 years now that I have been working with people who have intellectual disabilities. Lately, I’ve been feeling the gravity of the loss of so many of their lives over the years.   1,133 more words

Assistance Dogs...they are SO SO special....

As you all know, I am the volunteer photographer for Assistance Dogs Australia. And absolutely love it:)

Assistance Dogs Australia is a national charity which trains Labradors and Golden Retrievers to help people with disabilities, providing them with greater freedom and independence. 149 more words

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