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Sharing Our Story

This week I had the honour and privilege of sharing our story, our family, our experiences, and our passion with 2 amazing groups of future educators. I always feel so grateful to have the attention of these young learners. Grateful to have them hopefully leave with a more detailed, accurate portrayal of what a family raising a child with a disability might look like. I am hopeful that they leave with an understanding of the impact that they themselves, have on a child's education and potentially that child's family as a whole.  Thank you so much for having me this week new friends and future educators!! You truly make me so excited for the future of education.       ...

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Off To College Fall Playgroup

We are BACK!!!! The "OFF to COLLEGE" playgroup had it's first official gathering of the 2019 school year. This is a group that CHF has started in partnership with St. Clair College to welcome new families into the Down syndrome community. It is also, a space where friends who already know each other get a chance to connect, talk, and share experiences and ideas with each other. Raising a child with Down syndrome is a lot like raising any child, however at times it is valuable to be able to speak to others that have had similar experiences. It is comforting to chat with other parents who are compassionate to your specific situation and can relate to exactly how you might be feeling.  What a...

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