• So Extra

    January 7, 2020 by

    I’m so EXTRA! These were the perfect words adorably emblazoned on the shirt a friend made* for my daughter, Grace. Grace is extra adorable (my unbiased opinion), empathetic, and persistent. She also happens to have an extra chromosome. As parents of kids with Down syndrome, we are eager to share that this makes our children… Read more

  • Creating “About Me” booklets for teachers and therapists

    September 3, 2020 by

    What? A sheet or booklet with important information to familiarize staff with your child and facilitate interactions to maximize success. Why? For me, It makes me feel more comfortable having staff be familiar with Grace They have always appreciated the insight When people know Grace better, it enhances their ability to successfully work with her… Read more

  • Thoughts on an Unprecedented School Year

    August 24, 2020 by

    I had one item left on my very modest summer bucket list: a local hike-in swimming hole. It was the last day before school, and we finally got out of the house hours later than I’d planned. We ran into both obstacles I’d hoped to avoid: lots of people and a sky full of dark… Read more

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