What My Brother With Down Syndrome Taught Me About Intelligence

Abstract. This study asks brothers and sisters about their feelings and perceptions toward their sibling with Down syndrome. We analyzed valid and reliable surveys from 822 brothers and sisters whose families were on the mailing lists of six non-profit Down syndrome organizations around the country.

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NEW YORK – When Champ Pederson was born 25 years ago and found to have Down syndrome. little brother, picking up bats and gear, and waking up every morning with a job to do. "I had ideas," Champ.

If there is one thing that having a sibling with Down Syndrome teaches you, it is that you have to have tough skin. learning to accept my brother for who he is was difficult, but it also taught me not to judge others so quickly. It taught me that you have to be patient and be slow to anger with certain people.

My younger brother Matthew has Down syndrome. Next to Jesus, he’s been my whole world up until meeting my husband and having our son.

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Here are 31 facts about Down syndrome.. Just because someone has many of the characteristic physical feature of Down syndrome does not mean they have a lower IQ. Just because someone has soft features of Down syndrome does not mean their IQ is higher.. My older brother, age 42, has Down.

The Blessings of a Brother With Down Syndrome.. John has taught me so much about positivity and dedication. He has an almost unnerving ability to state a goal and achieve it, no matter how.

support provided to children and adults with Down syndrome makes a real.. told me when I was very little that I had Down syndrome (Probably the day I was.. the same as my brother and sister and I quarrel quite often with my sister who is. with Down syndrome has often been described in terms of IQ (Intelligence.

I can’t tell you how happy it makes me to read that Kara Marcum is going to be homecoming queen at Bolivar Central High School. This speaks volumes for the entire school. I am personally invested in this story. My brother, who is almost 30, has Down Syndrome. But before you start feeling bad for him, there are a few things that you should know.