His family refused to institutionalize him however, and I grew up not realizing this was unusual. Sure, I knew he had special needs, but no one in our family acted like this was weird. That’s just who he was; he was part of the family just the same as my mom or their many other cousins. Black queen with sunflowers poster. No big deal. I think this casual acceptance was a big part of the reason I became a Special Ed teacher. So what if someone learns differently, or at a slower pace? They’re still human, and still deserving of love and respect. My brother had Downs Syndrome and reading your story reminds me of Mike. He was the youngest of 7 and treated pretty much like the rest of us.
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I always say he was the best life coach I could have had. He had a huge impact on all his nieces and nephews, two of them winning essay competitions when he was the subject of Who I Most Admire and Who Would I Like to Like. Black queen with sunflowers poster. How lucky you are to have her in your life. My sister has learning difficulties and your story struck a raw nerve with me. I wish more people would see that people who are different just want to live their lives and be accepted like all of us too. It breaks my heart how forgotten they are in society. Keep treasuring your wonderful sis. Does she have downs? I remember being pregnant with my son and since I was over 30, I was asked if I wanted an amnio to check for Down’s syndrome.