It’s October, which means it’s Down Syndrome Awareness Month. I’m guest posting for Kid’s Creek Therapy this week with a challenge to parents of kids with Down syndrome. Here’s an excerpt: Around the country, people are wearing crazy socks and attending Buddy Walks. Some folks with Down syndrome are being featured in a video shown in […]
If you’re expecting a tale of how inspiring and uplifting our local Buddy Walk was, you’re reading the wrong blog. We didn’t field a big team this year – just our family foursome plus one of Sarah Kate’s therapists (yep, you read that right…) We don’t have a Buddy Walk in our county, only over […]
On Monday, I posted a recap of our 2011 Buddy Walk experience. Today, I’m sharing a few photos from the day. Enjoy.
This past Saturday marked our family’s first Nathan-centric Buddy Walk. The Buddy Walk was created by the National Down Syndrome Society in 1995 to promote acceptance and inclusion of people with Down syndrome. Monies raised at Buddy Walks benefit local programs and services, as well as the national advocacy and public awareness initiatives of the NDSS that benefit all […]