Today started with a group of moms and a self-advocate meeting with the Office of Special Education. They discussed the importance of high quality post secondary education and inclusive education. It ended with Federal Advocacy Training for those speaking with Congress tomorrow. There are attendees from everywhere. Here is our Emily with John and … Continue reading NDSS Buddy Walk on Washington: Day 1
Our kiddo Paul is heading to Washington, DC next week to participate in the National Down Syndrome Society’s Buddy Walk® on Washington. The buddy walk is an annual two-day advocacy conference that brings the Down syndrome community together to advocate for legislative priorities that impact the lives of people with Down syndrome and their families. … Continue reading Mr. Mondschein goes to Washington
In celebration of World Down Syndrome Day, our Parent Connection families gathered for an ice cream social. Great times were had, great desserts were eaten, and the kids got a sugar rush like no other. We have the photographic evidence to prove it! Check it out here.
Tomorrow is the big day: our next Parent Connection Support Group will meet at Sweet Charlotte’s in Clarence, NY from 3 – 6 PM. Please join us; we miss those kiddos!! 🙂 ❤
Several of our parents recently celebrated the glorious lives of their children with tattoos. We can’t help but smile at the love… ❤
21_Connect is proud to sponsor two screenings of My Hero Brother at the 33rd Annual Buffalo International Jewish Film Festival. Join us on March 12th and 14th at the Amherst Dipson Theater as we watch a group of remarkable young people with Down syndrome embark on a demanding trek through the India Himalayas, accompanied by their typical … Continue reading My Hero Brother