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“Not yet!”

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It’s always interesting to find out what phrase Kyle will pick up next in his growing vocabulary. The ones we rejoice about most are the phrases that further his independence or allow him to express himself more clearly. Kyle’s newest addition is surely a cause for celebration as it replaces his previous way to express the same idea–by screaming. Where… Read more »

Kids with Down Syndrome have Super Skills

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When Kyle was a baby, my husband and I watched the documentary Discovery: Pathways to Better Speech for Children with Down Syndrome. We were astonished at one point where a very young boy with Down syndrome looks through a book of animals and does a sign language sign for each animal. Our two older typical children had never even had… Read more »