The Sunday Paper for March 30, 2008…

March 30, 2008 Kyron No Comments

…and a cup of coffee Every Sunday I hope to offer you my version of the Sunday paper with articles from the past week or two, relevant or uplifitng (or both), on various issues within the special needs community. Students with needs discover their talents Program in Mamaroneck, NY helps teens with a variety of …

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Just a normal teenager who happens to have an extra chromosome

March 29, 2008 Kyron No Comments

It’s amazing that I got this article sent to me by my friend Johanna. It ties right into a conversation I was having with Katherine – ok well kinda. The conversation was had but since Katherine doesn’t have Down Syndrome it wasn’t exactly the same. What I loved about this article was it was so …

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Outside of the comfort zone

March 27, 2008 Kyron No Comments

Last night I finally got to watch my TIVO’d  recap and results show for Dancing with the Stars (have to make sure Marlee gets through to the next round) and found that what I took from the show wasn’t really anything to do with Marlee although I’m sure she could have said the same thing. …

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8 hour meals….(*apologies to Rachael Ray) Honey Mustard Pork Tenderloin

March 23, 2008 Kyron 1 Comment

As the parent of a special needs child I am frequently out and on the road at doctors appointments, IEP meetings and after school special activities. Rachael Ray may be the queen of the 30 minute meal – I’ve become the queen of the 8 hour meal! The crock pot is my hero! I throw …

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The Sunday Paper for March 23, 2008…

March 23, 2008 Kyron 2 Comments

…and a cup of coffee Every Sunday I hope to offer you my version of the Sunday paper with articles from the past week or two, relevant or uplifitng (or both), on various issues within the special needs community. Trip planned to protest cuts to special needs program An Alabama woman is planning a trip …

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TiVo® Alert Extreme Makeover Home Edition – The Gaudet family

March 23, 2008 Kyron No Comments

A nice way to end Easter and what has turned into World Down Syndrome Weekend Extreme Makeover joins our celebration when Ty and the crew rebuild a home damaged by Hurricane Katrina and help a family whose son with Down Syndrome has inspired them to help adults with special needs. Can’t wait to tune in …

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Documentary of a Strong Love

March 22, 2008 Kyron No Comments

I wanted to let you know about Strong Love, a new film a woman named Bonnie Burt produced about a couple both born with Down syndrome who decide to marry. I thought it might be of interest to all of you. I thought it was particularly appropriate given that yesterday was World Down Syndrome Day. …

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