Orange Socks Stories

Changing Minds and Inspiring Life

Tiffany and TJ: Down Syndrome

Austin is a six year old boy who has Down syndrome.  His parents, Tiffany and TJ, share what a joy he is in their lives and to their families.  Tiffany and TJ are heavily involved in their local Down syndrome association which brings awareness and inclusion to their...

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Good in our Community- Hearing Aid Awareness

This story is ticks all of the emotional buttons for me. I found myself relating on so many levels with this story. Braden has hearing loss. He was diagnosed as a baby and has been able to benefit from wearing hearing aids. Hearing aids are really expensive. Each...

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Georgia and Nick: Autism

Georgia and Nick first started noticing sign their son Lincoln was regressing developmentally.  After getting diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, they share their joys and struggles coming to terms with his diagnosis.  Winning the Lottery “That was the moment I...

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Good in our Community- Twitter Take Down

There is nothing I love more than a group of people coming together to rally in aiding someone in need.  That is exactly what happened with Natalie Weaver.  Natalie has a daughter named Sophia who has Rett syndrome.  Rett syndrome is an extremely rare neurological...

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Good in Our Community- Wheelchair-Accessible Van

Orange Socks mission is to inspire life despite a diagnosis.  For this section of our blog we wanted to share stories, from communities across the country, of families who are doing just that!  If you know of an incredible family or community who have rallied together...

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Genie: ADNP Syndrome

Roland was diagnosed with ADNP syndrome at age four. Since then, his parents have spent their time researching ADNP syndrome and helping other parents too.

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