A father in New York is fighting for his son’s right to attend the same school as his friends and siblings, but says the Westhampton Beach School District will not educate his son because he has Down syndrome.
Over the summer Lucas and one of his friends made-up a sort of basket ball game they played several times. They drew several lines in chalk getting farther from the hoop. They would each take 3 shots and if they made a shot they moved...Show More Summary
The number of babies born with neonatal abstinence syndrome has doubled in the last five years.
I’m the father of a boy with Down syndrome and a disability-rights journalist. The idea of a soap opera addressing an issue in which I am so personally invested would have, in almost any other context, made me pre-emptively wince. But Switched at Birth has been doing an excellent job engaging with Deaf culture and issues affecting the Deaf community for years.
Parenting is about abortion, according to Yahoo! Yahoo! Parenting recently published a piece by freelancer Hallie Levine with the headline, “If I Knew My Daughter Had Down Syndrome, I Would Have Aborted Her – All Women Should Have That Right.”
Sports engagement is higher than ever among high school and college age women, according to the Women's Sports Foundation. But with that growing corps of student-athletes comes a potential for an under-acknowledged syndrome: Many young...Show More Summary
The financial markets have been through some wild and crazy times over the last two weeks, although it appears that they have finally stabilized. The net effect of all the gyrations is that a serious bubble in China's market seems to have been at least partially deflated. Show More Summary
For the first time ever, eight-year-old Thomas Walkup recently got to see Los Angeles Angels superstar Mike Trout clearly—and he got to do it in person. Thomas developed infantile nystagmus syndrome, aka "shaky eyes," shortly after birth. Show More Summary
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Avril Lavigne is back in action after the dark days of her battle against Lyme Disease, with a helping hand from Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Yolanda Foster, who is fighting the syndrome herself. After a year’s absence from the stage, Lavigne is feeling better and is beginning to make appearances, most recently at... Show More Summary
As accomplished as I may seem to be, I experience imposter syndrome, which tells me I will never be enough. The post Come Out, Come Out, Wherever I Am… appeared first on The Good Men Project.
Dan ‘The Outlaw’ Hardy has kept busy since he was ruled out of competition back in 2013 after he was diagnosed with Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome. Although Hardy’s heart condition forced him out of his natural competitive environment...Show More Summary
“Describing his patients’ struggles and sometimes uncanny gifts, Dr. Sacks helped introduce syndromes like Tourette’s or Asperger’s to a general audience. But he illuminated their characters as much as their conditions; he humanized and demystified them. In his emphasis on case histories, Dr. Sacks modeled himself after a questing breed of 19th-century physicians.”
Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach There’s a new study out, under the imprimatur of the Energy Institute of the Haas School of Business in Berkeley, California, entitled The Distributional Effects of U.S. Clean Energy Tax Credits. As the title implies, it looks at who actually profited from the various “green energy” tax credits across the United…
Call it Trump paranoia. Or Trump Derangement Syndrome Be afraid. Be very afraid. That is the unsubtle message from The New Yorker magazine this last week as its cover flap promoted the notion in big and bold white letters. "TRUMP And The White Nationalists: By stoking paranoia about immigration, Trump has energized the far right and is creating chaos in the G.O.P."
I went back to the doctor on Monday. Of course, my blood pressure had been great for the whole week before going. I get there, and it is high. Lovely. You gotta love white coat syndrome. Just the thought of having to go back to the hospital if it is high, makes it high. ANYWHO…The […] The post Wake Up Call appeared first on It Sux To Be Fat.
Turns out that battling for attention in childhood builds essential leadership skills for later in life. While much is made of the dreaded "middle child syndrome," middle children are actually the "stealth leaders" of the birth-order pack, according to Katrin Schumann, coauthor of The Secret Power of Middle Children. Show More Summary
Donald Trump gains credibility on the illegal immigration issue with every news cycle. Want proof? How about this story from the Houston area… An illegal alien is on the run
Writer and father Paul Daugherty shares the heartwarming and inspiring letter he wrote to his daughter with Down syndrome on her wedding day in this post originally featured on The Mighty. Dear Jillian, It is the afternoon of your wedding. Show More Summary