Tag Archives: Down Syndrome
To celebrate World Down Syndrome Day (3/21 for three copies of the 21st chromosome), I am sharing a speech I gave at my synagogue during a Jewish Disabilities Awareness and Inclusion event about something I live for: Including people with disabilities. Continue reading
Someone got a hair cut. Happy middle of Down syndrome awareness month! Not quite 31 for 21. In honor of Down syndrome awareness month, I am posting to this blog nowhere near every day for 31 days to increase awareness … Continue reading
Infuriating. That’s how it feels to be told “No.” In not quite these words, my city’s recreation department said: No, we don’t want your child’s kind. We don’t want to do what it takes to include him in our program. … Continue reading
Check out this two-minute video. It says it all. More Alike than Different Video published on Mar 19, 2015. Created and Produced by Lauren and Paul Costabile.
October is a new beginning. September sucks. Not completely, but September can be truly anxiety producing. School has begun, way too many activities start, and for many of us, there are the important Jewish holidays, which if you do them … Continue reading
“He has a disability,” my nephew blurted to my neighbor when we stopped at the corner by her house to say, “Hi.” He was trying to explain why my boy, Raphael, sat in the buggy trailing my bike, while he … Continue reading