down syndrome


It Doesn’t Matter How you Spell Down’s Syndrome. 17

by I don’t care how you spell Down’s Syndrome.  Spelling won’t affect my son future, open or close doors, or affect his enjoyment of life. That said, I get enough nasty emails attacking my spelling that I would like  an Open Response to link back to.


The Big Myth about Down Syndrome – and how new Dads can shatter it. 49

by As a Dad who just learned your child has Down Syndrome, you will hear this myth everywhere: Down Syndrome is a devastating and painful diagnosis that will turn a parent’s life upside down forever.


A Pint of Guinness with Sheriff Chuck Jenkins. 1

by While Egypt collapses, the Big 4 Cable “News” channels (HLN, CNN, FOX, and MSNBC) give us “gavel to gavel” coverage of  Zimmerman’s trial. While Texans held a People’s Filibuster, CNN broadcast a cooking show. While Turkish citizens stood strong for 5 days  against the violent will of an autocrat, […]


Why a diagnosis of Down Syndrome just didn’t matter. 35

by “I don’t give a [expletive deleted] if he has Down Syndrome, Up Syndrome, or Halfway- in-Between Syndrome – would you please stop my wife from bleeding out so she can hold her son?” That was my reaction to the neonatologist’s diagnosis of Down Syndrome in the Emergency Room.  I […]