Dad's Goal to Change the View of DS

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Dad's Goal to Change the View of DS
Fri, 05-24-2013 - 3:42pm

And he's doing it by writing a book about the experiences of raising his daughter, Laura: 

And when people read his book, Estreich wants them to take away this message: They should see a person first - as opposed to the disability. Laura isn’t defined by the shape of her eyes, but rather her cheerful personality.

“I’d like people to think about who belongs in our society, and the obstacles to belonging,” Estreich said.  “And (the book is) not just about (Laura) developing and getting through her medical troubles – but about my development as a parent.”

Read more about his story at: http://www.foxnews.com/health/2013/05/11/dad-aims-to-change-views-down-syndrome-in-new-book/

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