Articles in the "General Articles" section

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The honest truth... by Leah J. and Sarah Sander
The mother of a newly adopted child with Down Syndrome asks for advice (read more...)

Disabilities - Challenges and Hidden Giftedness by Rabbi Abraham J. Twerski, M.D. and Ursula Schwartz, Ph.D.
By giving us children to raise, G-d has entrusted us with a unique gift. (read more...)

Ask the Professional
Dear Etty: At which point in my child's life (he has Down syndrome) can I safely say (read more...)

A Life Time of Challenge by Randy Yudenfriend Glaser, C.S.W.
Parents often feel lonely and isolated. (read more...)

When Things Don't Turn Out The Way You'd Wish Them
Eliyahu HaNavi and Rabbi Yehoshua ben Levi stopped to spend the night (read more...)

A Different Seder by Yaffa Leba Gottlieb
When Mommy brought our little sister Mindy home, we all knew she was special. (read more...)

Ask the Professional
Dear Etty: This might sound like a silly question, but what does 'hypotonia' mean. (read more...)

A Keshet Moment...An Electrifying Moment by Todd Miller
The following is an e-mail sent to Flora Abramson (read more...)

Yeshiva Bonim Lamokom Day Habilitation (YBLDH) by Mindy Schlafrig
Interview with Rabbi Zev Horowitz, Program Director of Yeshiva Bonim Lamokom Day Habilitation (YBLDH) (read more...)

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Common in Down Syndrome
Studies by experts reveal that obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is also suffered by individuals with Down syndrome. However, the problems resulting from untreated OSA may not be noticed as complications of the sleep apnea because they may overlap with the appearance of Down syndrome. (read more...)

A Chronology of Emotions by Beverly Beckham
I Will Have to Apologize to Her Someday... a grandmother's mixed feelings about her special granddaughter (read more...)

A Humorous Look at... Law and Disorders by Lori Miller Fox
A light-hearted view of some of the labels and names people give to special children (read more...)

Ask The Professional by Etty Terebelo OTR
Questions asked to Etty Terebelo (read more...)

Magic Moment Weekend Retreat by Todd Miller
Dear Editor (read more...)