You are not alone in carring your child with Down Syndrome to term. This is what Laura’s mom has to say to parents who have been given the adverse prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome:

“A year ago when she was born with Down syndrome (Trisomy 21), her daddy and I didn't know what to expect. Since then, we have read and learned a lot about Down syndrome. We will put no limitations on Laura... instead, we will encourage her to live to her potential, fulfilling the purpose God has for her life. To us, she is a treasure - and we are so thankful she is a part of our family... so much so, that my 16 yr. old daughter now wants to adopt a baby with Down syndrome one day. There is an adoption waiting list for these special babies, and now I understand why.”

A new book, Frankie's Story: Accomplishment Personified

Frankie is a fourth degree black belt inductee in the International Martial Arts hall of fame - as a karate master. He's also a special Olympian, a keyboard virtuoso, a guitar player and a .......choir singer, alter server, teachers aid and much more. BTW, Frankie has Down's Syndrome! This a story about parental commitment, creativity, innovation & love, the importance of having a social support group and about ways that special teachers teach special kids that may help others with disabilities. Frankie's successes go far beyond his disabilities - he is an inspiration for anyone who has challenges and obstacles and for those who just want to be successful !!! Relevant concepts from the fields of psychology, neuroscience and education are included, along with an extensive listing of agency resources for parents.

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Down Syndrome:
Lily's Story
  Down Syndrome:
Christopher's Story
Down Syndrome:
Laura's Story
  Down Syndrome:
Rose's Story
Down Syndrome:
Baby Luke
  Down Syndrome:
Baby Alondra
Baby Luke, who had Down syndrome, lived two months of love and inspired his parents to adopt beautiful Alondra, who also has Downs syndrome. She helped them heal and love completely again.
Luke and Alondra's Story    
Down Syndrome:
Ricky's Story
  Down Syndrome:
Allison's Story
Down Syndrome:
Frank's Story
  Down Syndrome:
Madison's Story
Down Syndrome:
Colleen's Story
  Down Syndrome:
Johnny's Story
Down Syndrome:
Nicole's Story
  Down Syndrome:
Alex's Story
Down Syndrome:
Emily's Story
  Down Syndrome:
Sean's Adoption Story
Down Syndrome:
Martin's Story
  Down Syndrome:
Audrey Grace's Story
Down Syndrome:
Elizabeth's Story
  Down Syndrome:
Emmett's Story
Down Syndrome:
Lumina's Story
  Down Syndrome:
Grace's Story

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The support, information and encouragement provided by the PPFL parents is not meant to take the place of medical advice by a medical professional. Any specific questions about care should be directed to a health care professional familiar with the situation.


Down Syndrome Links:

Down Syndrome Brochure

Down Syndrome Information Network

Down Syndrome Association

National Down Syndrome Society

National Association for Down Syndrome

Letter To A Friend

The Value Of These Precious Lives

IDSC For Life

A Leap Of Love

Tyler's Song

"God Doesn't Make Mistakes"--Down Syndrome Song/Video

They Dismissed My Daughter

I Have a Voice

Maddy Curtis on American Idol

"It's Personal"--by MaryEllen Mom

Little Sisters Disciples Of The Lamb

A Life Like Yours

An Extra Special Missionary

TAG, Trisomy Awareness Group

Our Story of Kannon-video

E:60 - Perfect

When Bill Met Salley

International Trisomy 13/18 Alliance