Abilities with a Twist

Promises Made

Promises Made

In our church service last week, we had a baptism. A brand new beautiful baby girl whose mother grew up in our church family. Our congregation made...

School Communication and IEPs

School Communication and IEPs

It’s that time of year again…IEP time. Lord knows we had NO CLUE what this term meant eleven years ago. We learned…as IFSPs morphed into IEPs when ...

“Function-ability”

“Function-ability”

I guess “function-ability” is a word? Not long after Caleb was born, we started getting questions about his “functioning level”.  What level was he...

Awareness Raising in Public 2.0

Awareness Raising in Public 2.0

Following up on a post from May, about Down syndrome in public (Awareness/Education), where I talked about our experiences out in public – shopping...

Down syndrome in public (Awareness/Education)

Down syndrome in public (Awareness/Education)

So…before we had Caleb, we didn’t know many people with Down syndrome (Ds).  We knew some baggers who worked at Publix, and a couple distant family...