I Will Not Let Spring Break Me

 

Although it tries.

Spring and Easter, Man, a lot of shit happened in my life around Easter.

Grandmas

Several years ago at this time of year, I lost my Grandma Wright at the end of a long cancer battle. Her death came shortly after my beloved great-grandmother from my mother’s side also passed away. One of the women who most shaped me, kept me alive in the precious teen years with truths that

My little man a few weeks before his heart surgery. The photographer colored his cheeks. My little man

Special Chronicles PodCast

words in the worldWhile Marcus and I were in NYC, we joined Dan via technology, and chatted about WDSD, Black Day, The Parent’s Guide to Down Syndrome, and also the #NotSpecialNeeds campaign.

Pop it in while you’re running, walking, cleaning the house, or whatever it is you do while listening to a podcast. 🙂

In preparation, watch the video of the Coordown campaign, that focusses on the #NotSpecialNeeds concept – here it is, also.

 

 

So we chatted a bit about this

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Marcus Makes the Most of Every Meeting

On Tuesday, March 21st, we met people from around the world. Marcus gave copies of Black Day: The Monster Rock Band to a person with, or a family member of a person, with Down syndrome from Italy, Algeria, Mexico, Canada, and the US. 

World Down Syndrome Day at The United Nations

We listened to the advocacy challenges and wins of our worldwide Down syndrome community. The mom from Kyrgyzstan, and her brave story.  Advocates from Romania and Palestine and more. and Always, my favorite part of the WDSD at the UN is hearing from the self-advocates,