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Count Us In: Growing up with Down Syndrome
     

Count Us In: Growing up with Down Syndrome

by Mitchell Levitz, Jason Kingsley
 

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Denise Perry Donavin
Kingsley and Levitz write about education, employment, ambitions, families, sex and marriage, and their disability--Down syndrome--in a dialogue format. At Jason's birth, the obstetrician said that he'd never learn anything and should be institutionalized. Fortunately, the Kingsleys ignored this advice, and their son has since attended school, written poetry, registered to vote, and memorized scripts for appearances on "Sesame Street" and "The Fall Guy." Mitchell is an equally successful young man whose mother was one of the founders of the Parent Assistance Committee on Down Syndrome. Hearing about Down syndrome directly from these young men has a good deal more impact than reading any guide from a professional or even a parent. Their comments are eye-opening and heartening.

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ISBN-13:
9780151504473
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
01/01/1994
Edition description:
1st Harvest ed
Pages:
182
Product dimensions:
6.34(w) x 9.33(h) x 0.92(d)

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