Corinne: Down Syndrome

Corinne: Down Syndrome

“Growing up,” Corinne says, “I was always just told that she had Down Syndrome, but she was always just my sister, so it never really made a difference.”  Corinne shares life with a sister with Down syndrome wasn’t always easy, but it definitely wasn’t worse at all,...
Valerie: Down Syndrome

Valerie: Down Syndrome

Sharmi was born with Down syndrome and ever since that day she brought happiness in her wake. Sharmi has since passed away, but even now her life continues to inspire her family members and others to serve. Raising a child with Down Syndrome When Sharmi was born, the...
Kellie: Quadriplegic Cerebral Palsy

Kellie: Quadriplegic Cerebral Palsy

Kellie was 3 1/2 years old when her twin sisters were born. Both twins were born with Spastic Quadriplegic Cerebral Palsy and required a lot of care. It didn’t take her long to notice Kay and Kara were different than her friend’s siblings.  Kellie’s friends were...
Laura and Devin: Down Syndrome

Laura and Devin: Down Syndrome

Laura’s mom was excited to announce to her other children that she was pregnant with twins, a boy and a girl.  When the babies were born, it was a complete surprise to see the girl, Annie, had Down syndrome.  Laura was eight-years-old at the time and little did she...
Jennifer: Down Syndrome

Jennifer: Down Syndrome

Jennifer was 10 years old when her sister Vanessa was born with Down syndrome. Having a sister with Down syndrome has had a profound impact in Jennifer’s life for good. A Sister’s View of Down Syndrome: She’s Amazing! I Didn’t Understand What...
Stephanie: Autism

Stephanie: Autism

Stephanie began looking after Mick at a young age.  It was only a matter of time before she realized her sibling was different than her friends’ siblings.  “No one else was watching their big brother.  I was the only person like that,” Stephanie...

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