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World Down Syndrome Day

"Did you know that Down Syndrome occurs in 1 in every 792 live births. Individuals with Down syndrome have 47 chromosomes instead of the usual 46 [1]". With those stats in mind you might think more of the differences in these individuals when really they are just like everyone else. They have good days and bad, want to learn new things, be challenged, get frustrated when things don't go their way, and most importantly they want to be seen for who they are - very much like each of you.

Take for instance Laura's brother Brian. Laura shared with me that Brian has four nephew