Orange Socks Stories

Changing Minds and Inspiring Life

Nikki and Sean: OI- Brittle Bones

Nikki and Sean: OI- Brittle Bones

They told us they thought he had a form of dwarfism based on his femur length. His femurs are shortened and curved, which is a marker for other conditions. At 32 weeks we got the results back that it was Osteogenesis Imperfecta- also known as brittle bones.

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April 2019 Newsletter

USA Today said that after proposing an $18 million cut to the Special Olympics program, United States Secretary of Education, Betsy Devos, has reversed her course. President Trump also backed off cutting the funding, saying, "I just told my people I want to fund...

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March 2019 Newsletter

Following a car accident that left her with brachial plexus palsy in her right arm, Tiffany Yu realized a group of people were left out of the diversity conversation; people with disabilities. During her senior year at Georgetown she began “Diversability,” a movement...

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February 2019 Newsletter

When I first conceived of Orange Socks, I honestly had no idea what its impact would be. I knew, or at least I thought I knew, what might be helpful, based my own experience with having a daughter with a developmental disability. However, what I have learned during...

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Sarah and Jeremy: Down Syndrome Adoption

Sarah and Jeremy: Down Syndrome Adoption

While looking through adoption files from an orphanage in Yerevan Armenia,   Sarah saw a picture of Maria, who has Down syndrome. Sarah told us, ” I saw Maria’s face, and I had seen many other faces over the years, and they are always just so cute and you want to adopt them all, but something was very different when I saw Maria’s face. It’s like God told me, “that’s your daughter, go get her!” 

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