Friday, 4 May 2012

Two families: three people with Down syndrome


Two families, one in the US, one in the UK talk about living with a person with Down syndrome, over two generations:

Living well with Down syndrome 
Washington Post columnist George Will shares the story of his son Jon, who turns 40 on May 4.

... Down syndrome did not alter the trajectory of his life; Jon was Jon from conception on ...

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Has anything changed? One family, two stories
Dimensions (UK) Family Consultant, Liz Wilson, looks back at the life of her 48 year old brother and her 15 year old daughter who have Down Syndrome but experienced different challenges in very different times.
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