two boys playing together

How Parents Can Teach Peer Sensitivity at Home

Many schools are open and very accepting when it comes to helping their students learn about their peers with special needs. Peer Sensitivity programming in schools is a great way to explain about disabilities and open the floor to let students ask questions in a comfortable and understanding environment. When children learn about disabilities in …

Continue reading

illustration of a yellow and blue ribbon with the words Down Syndrome Awareness

Preferred Language in Reference to Down Syndrome

It is important for people to use appropriate language when referring to Down syndrome.  Proper communication about individuals with Down syndrome with both positive and accurate language is important in education and advocacy and can help individuals avoid choosing words that may be hurtful or offensive in the Down syndrome community.   Down syndrome is a …

Continue reading