Monthly Archives: April 2016

  • adult with Down Syndrome

Grantee Profile: The Down Syndrome Connection of the Bay Area (DSCBA)

adult with Down Syndrome Photo courtesy of Positive Exposure in collaboration with the Golisano Foundation.

Living a full and healthy life with Down Syndrome

“The minute our daughter was born, the hospital room went silent. Where there should have been ‘Congratulations’ and ‘It’s a Girl’, there were awkward […]

April 25th, 2016|Special Hope Blog|
  • Organ Transplant

People with disabilities and organ transplantation rights

There is an unfortunate story that people with intellectual disabilities know too well.

Too many medical professionals think of them in terms of “function” or “dysfunction.”

Lily Parra, for example, is 4 months old and needs a heart. But there was a small amount of fluid on her brain that might lead to disability, and she was […]

April 12th, 2016|Special Hope Blog|
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