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Cute Toddler With Down Syndrome Makes an Adorable Model for OshKosh

LifeNews.com - Dec 9, 2016
OshKosh B'gosh took notice, praised Nash on her social media campaign generating awareness for Down Syndrome, and invited little Asher to model in the 2016 holiday ad. During a meeting between OshKosh and the family, prior to inviting Asher, The ...

Toddler with Down syndrome stars in OshKosh B'Gosh holiday ad

CBS News - Dec 6, 2016
The story of 16-month-old Asher Nash went viral earlier this year after the toddler was turned down by a modeling agency in Buford, Georgia. His mother, Meagan Nash, refusing to take no for an answer, shared photos of her son on Facebook to speak out ...

Down syndrome doesn't stop Lewisville girl from landing back handspring

Fort Worth Star Telegram - Dec 9, 2016
Brittany Lowe has Down syndrome and has undergone four surgeries on her heart and one on her hip, her mother wrote on Facebook. But the Lewisville girl wanted to land a back handspring, so for the last two years, she kept training. Her practice paid ...

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Far From the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity

by: Andrew Solomon
Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award, a Books for a Better Life Award, and one of The New York Times Book Review’s Ten Best Books of 2012, this masterpiece by the National Book Award-winning author of The Noonday Demon features stories of parents who not only learn to deal with their exceptional children, but also find profound meaning in doing so—“a brave, beautiful book that will expand your humanity” (People).

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Supporting Positive Behavior in Children and Teens with Down Syndrome: The Respond but Don't React Method

by: David Stein, Psy.D.
A child doesn't want to leave the toy store, so he stops and flops. Another bolts across a busy parking lot, turns and smiles at his mom. An eighteen-year-old student bursts into tears when asked to change activities at school. Sound familiar?

These and other common behavior issues in children with Down syndrome can quickly become engrained and may even persist into adulthood. No parent wants that to happen, and thankfully, help is available! Dr. David Stein, a psychologist and Co-Director of the Down Syndrome Program at Boston Children's Hospital, shares his approach to behavior management in this new book for parents.
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Girl Tells the World That Down Syndrome Is 'Not Scary'

In an inspiring viral video on her Facebook page, Sofia Sanchez uses to her own words to reach out to others that may be afraid of her condition.

People With Down Syndrome Speak Out

World Down Syndrome Day is March 21st. People with Down syndrome and their parents talk with us about their lives. Subscribe for more videos: ...

FOX5 Surprise Squad - Teen w Down Syndrome Rejected But Girl Steps Up - Both Get Huge Surprise!

Daniel, 17, has Down Syndrome and dreamed of going to his homecoming dance but was turned down. So Kylie, a 10th grader steps up. Her simple act of ...

Down syndrome (trisomy 21) - causes, symptoms, diagnosis, & pathology

What is Down syndrome (trisomy 21)? Down syndrome is a set of symptoms that arise from a genetic abnormality, in which an individual's cells have an extra ...

Mom Shocked Son with Down Syndrome Was Overlooked By Modeling Agency

15-month-old Asher Nash is a natural in front of the camera. His mother, Meagan, thought he would be perfect for an OskKosh B'gosh ad, so she sent the photos ...