Sun-Beams is a collection of links to stories, articles, photos, or videos I have come across that I believe will inspire, inform, or encourage you, as well as my favorite photo posted on my other blog, Violet Film, from the past week.
Employees turn away special needs children from some carnival rides – On Special Needs Day, no less, with one worker stating, “We don’t let those kind of people ride this ride.”
The actor with Down’s syndrome tackling Dickens – An even bigger deal than it seems, because it’s a radio show and his way of speaking is, as noted in the article, “non-standard.”
Australian couple abandons Down syndrome baby with surrogate – Good for the birth mother for not succumbing to the pressure to abort!
The Kids Who Beat Autism – A lengthy, fascinating (and yes, somewhat controversial) piece on kids who have “beat” autism
Photo of the Week:
I’ll share the story behind this photo in this week’s Snippets!