Down Syndrome

Posts in Growing Up
16 years - No looking back

It’s funny, I haven’t blogged for ages but this morning when I woke up the owner of a brand new 16 year old, my first thought was “write it down Alice”.

I don’t really know what I feel about this milestone, I seem to have a knot in my stomach and a tear in my eye, but I am not sure whether I’m sad, proud, happy, massively freaked out or

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#LDWeek13 - Our Superhero, Our Kyd

Learning disabilities come in all shapes and sizes and some aren't seen as 'serious' or 'real' in some people's eyes, which is a real shame in this day and age.... this week celebrates all of the people who deal or cope with, teach, diagnose, help and understand all the different types of learning disabilities, whether it be helping a child/adult with them or showing faith and confidence in yourself to achieve all that you can whilst having them... you are all superheroes to me.

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Disciplining my child with Down Syndrome

Do not underestimate my child’s understanding of right and wrong! 

Over the past 10 years I have read up on, listened to and watched others, to find the best way to bring up Kyd as a child with Down Syndrome but also as a child in general. What I have learnt is that actually there is no difference just a few extra hurdles for those with disabilities.

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