Darla Lawrence on Her COVID-19 Recovery and Raising a Child With Down Syndrome – Episode 7

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On this episode Darla Lawrence talks about her COVID-19 diagnosis and recovery as well as her story of raising a child with Down syndorme. Listen on Apple Podcasts | Listen on Spotify Show Notes COVID-19 and Down Syndrome: What You Need to Know with Pediatrician, Dr. Abbie Smith – Episode 5 Down Syndrome Association of Greater St. Louis Down Syndrome Diagnosis Network (DSDN) Pujols Family Foundation

Hope Advocate Spotlight: Sam Breithaupt – Episode 6

In this episode of the Hope Story Podcast we talk with Sam Breithaupt, one of our Hope Advocates, about her journey raising Emery, her daughter born with Down syndorme! Part of Emery’s journey involves a tracheostomy and a surgery to repair an AVSD. Listen on iTunes | Listen on Spotify Show Notes Learn How to Become a Hope Advocate Down Syndrome Diagnosis Network (DSDN)

To the Next Me

One of ours goals is to bring hope to parents whose child has recently been diagnosed with Down syndrome. Read below to learn how you can help us, help “the next me.” Parents of Children With Down Syndrome If you’re the parent of a child with Down syndrome your story has the ability to bring hope to new parents. If you have a child with Down syndrome who is one …

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COVID-19 and Down Syndrome: What You Need to Know with Pediatrician, Dr. Abbie Smith – Episode 5

In this episode Dr. Abbie Smith (a pediatrician and mother of a child with Down syndrome) shares what parents need to know about Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Down syndrome. Listen on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or by clicking play below. Listen on iTunes | Listen on Spotify Show Notes Coronavirus.org CDC’s COVID-19 Page Down Syndrome Center of Western Pennsylvania Podcast: #68 – Coronavirus (with Dr. Andrew Nowalk) National Down syndrome Society COVID-19 …

Erin Book Mullen on Being a DC Lobbyist, Down Syndrome and Childhood Leukemia – Episode 4

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Listen on iTunes | Listen on Spotify In this episode we talk to Erin Book Mullen about being a DC Lobbyist who works to increase funding for Down syndrome research. Erin led the effort with the Global Down Syndrome Foundation to secure the first-ever Congressional hearing on Down syndrome research where Frank Stephens declared that his life was worth living.  That testimony, along with their work with Congressional Champions, resulted in a historic and …

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John’s Crazy Socks Co-Founder: Mark Cronin – Episode 3

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In this episode of The Hope Story Podcast we talk with Mark Cronin, the co-founder of John’s Crazy Socks, and the father of an adult with Down syndrome. If you have an iPhone, iPad, or Mac, please click here to listen in! You can also listen on Spotify, or wherever you listen to your Podcasts. Listen on iTunes | Listen on Spotify Show Notes John’s Crazy Socks How this 22-year-old …

2019 Year in Review

Wow! Looking back over 2019, I’m amazed by all of the people we got to meet, places we got to go, families we got to serve, and achievements that were accomplished; it was truly a banner year for our organization. While it would be difficult for me to share everything that happened in 2019, I do want to recap some of the highlights. I hope you are as encouraged as …

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The Father of the First Person With Down Syndrome (Bryan Russell) to Run for Public Office: Michael Russell

On this episode of The Hope Story Podcast we interview Michael Russell who is the father of the first person with Down syndrome to run for public office! They making a documentary about Bryan’s Life which you can keep up with by clicking here. Be sure to click play below to listen to this inspiring story! Listen on iTunes | Listen on Spotify Show Notes Meet The First Candidate for …