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Sign Language and Down's Syndrome: Why makaton is great for babies

Every baby approaching its first birthday will start to go through the same crucial phases in its new life.

Learning to walk and talk are vital parts in a child’s development, but for children with Down’s Syndrome, these stages can sometimes take a little longer to learn than for other babies. 342 more words

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Its Sunday morning.  Normally I would be at church, helping my hubby wrangle the kids for children’s church.  Jana would be with us, because we have a theory that each time she in nursery, she gets sick.  675 more words

Alien Nation

It has got to that time of year when I start becoming aware that there are an awful lot of references to the summer on the telly. 677 more words


An interview with Rula Sweby: An author with Down's Syndrome

Back in November at Just Another Chromosome, we told you about Rula Sweby a 29-year-old woman who had become the first ever contestant on the BBC One’s teatime quiz Pointless. 464 more words

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11/1/17 My Bad ... or is it?

You wouldn’t believe it, but this angelic-looking little specimen has given me hell this morning. Even I, stubbornly positive though I am, have bad days. 656 more words

8/1/17 This Weekend ...

This weekend we have been #justaboutcoping with making gingerbread men, a visit to the cinema, and swimming, in our #worldWITHdowns , and I was happy to find that I can still lead a boy astray (even if only my husband). 952 more words