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December 23rd, 2013

Transition Videos for Adolescents with Special Needs

Nemours has released a series of short videos that were created to help explain transition into adulthood for adolescents with special health care needs. Attached is the press release describing the videos, as well as links to watch them. The videos are the first of their kind to offer this type of detailed guidance and information for families […]

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October 11th, 2013

Michael Remus Presentations

Attached are the powerpoints of Michael Remus’s presentations from the parent session and ACCESS Project events. If there are any questions, comments or concerns, please feel free to contact Judi MacBride from the ACCESS Project with the Center for Disabilities Studies at 302-831-1052 (phone), 302-831-4690 (fax), or judim@udel.edu. Click the following links to download a […]

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September 5th, 2013

Honoring Dr. Siegfried Pueschel

Thanks to the National Down Syndrome Congress, the Down Syndrome Association is able to share this news story on Dr. Siegfried Pueschel. “It is with deep sadness that we write today about the passing of Dr. Siegfried Pueschel, a true hero in the Down syndrome community worldwide. Dr. Pueschel died Monday, September 2nd after a […]

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August 28th, 2013

Jon Stoklosa Shares his Success with CBS News

Practice Without Pressure, the guest for our November parent meeting, shared this beautiful news article with us! It isn’t everyday that a TV camera comes in to record your life in one day. But that’s what happened to Jon Stoklosa, along with his parents Hank and Liz, when CBS reporter Steve Hartman interviewed them on […]

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July 21st, 2013

Members Present U.S. Capital Hero Award

On July 10, the NDSS DC Leadership Network held its first event, at which over 20 members of Congress received the superhero award for their work on Capitol Hill on behalf of people with Down syndrome and other disabilities. DSA of Delaware members, Rick and Amy Kosmalski (and family), presented the U.S. Capital Hero Award […]

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June 4th, 2013

IEP and Inclusion Tips

See the attached file for IEP and Inclusion Tips for Parents and Teachers! This article is written by Anne I. Eason, Attorney-at-Law, and Kathleen Whitbread, Ph.D. File can be found at the following link: IEPTips

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April 27th, 2013

“Just Like You” Video – English and Spanish

“Just Like You” Down syndrome – explores the life, hopes, challenges and dreams of three kids living with Down syndrome. Elyssa, Rachel and Sam share personal stories to help viewers better understand their condition and why they wish to be treated just like you. The video is produced by the Down Syndrome Guild of Greater […]

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April 18th, 2013

Individual Chases Dream as MMA Fighter

Please view this inspiring video, posted by Sport Motivation, which features an individual with Down syndrome who refused to be limited, and chased his dream of becoming an MMA Fighter. The video can be found here.

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April 12th, 2013

Loving Louise Video from the Los Angeles Times

The video published by the Los Angeles Times highlights Louise, a woman with Down syndrome, and the parents who have supported her for 50 years. To see how Loving Louise is truly easy, watch the video at the Los Angeles Times website. Below is the summary attached to the video: “From the moment I heard about […]

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April 8th, 2013

DSA Member Randy Chang’s TV Interview

WBOC TV 16 interviewed DSA of Delaware member Randy Chang and his mother, Bethel, on Tuesday, March 26 while they played piano and flute at Modern Maturity Center. The interview was arranged by Representative Don Blakey as an extension of celebrating World Down Syndrome Day on March 21st. Randy has been playing the piano for […]

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