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

Thursday, 15 January 2015

Library Thursday: new book review, extract from a well loved book

A Dad's Love: Professor Writes About Son With Down Syndrome
Gary White, The Ledger, 10th January 2015
... "Prior to having Jason, I worshipped at the altar of brains," McGuire said. "I judged people by how smart they were, how quick they were, how clever, and when my son wasn't going to be any of that, that was a hard blow and I had to, in effect, relearn love and love people for who they really are and not for their brains. Jason certainly has taught me that." ...

Gifts 2: How People With Down Syndrome Enrich the World, (Kathryn Lynard Soper, ed, 2009) is a popular book, especially with younger families, available for loan to members from our library. Ellen Stumbo has posted her essay for the book, Not a Mistake, on her blog.

Members' library
The Down Syndrome NSW library catalogue is available to view here.  

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