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Down Syndrome NSW
Level 6/410 Church St, North Parramatta
9am-5pm Monday - Thursday
T: 9841 444

Saturday, 2 February 2013

Weekend reading, viewing and listening 2nd - 3rd February 2013

A date to remember, Paul (Emily's Dad), Orange Juice Flavour Sky (blog), Wednesday 23rd January 2013

Camera can’t capture the inner realities, Beverly Beckham, Boston Globe, 27th January 2013

A child with Down syndrome keeps his place at the table, George Estreich, New York Times, 25th January, 2013

Self serve, Dave Hingsburger, Rolling Around in My Head (blog), 29th January 2013.  Dave Hingsburger's thinks a little deeper about the online response to the story of the Houston waiter who refused to serve a customer who insulted a child with Down syndrome.  And you might note that he has illustrated his post with a cover image of an issue of our journal Voice, for which he has written several times. Cool.

The benefits of using a visual timer for children with special needs, Brenda Kosky Deskin, Friendship Circle (blog), 28th January 2013

Why I wish I had chosen prenatal testing, Patti Rice, guest blogger at Thin Places, 29th January 2013

Competing is the most fun thing I do, Susie Oyens with Max Adler, Golf Digest, January 2013.

Just buzz me when you're done,Todd Winther, Ramp Up, 29th January 2013

Walk a mile in my shoes: a program teaching students how to relate to people with a disability, Life Matters, Radio National (ABC) 21st January 2013 MP3 file can be downloaded.  The link was passed on by My Choice Matters, who asked, 'Do programs like this help? Do they make a difference? Do students need to be 'taught how to relate' to people with a disability?' What do you think?

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