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    A Video That Really Made My Day

    Apparently world Down Syndrome day today and just saw
    this video on twitter and it really made my day, not to mention brought a tear to the eye!

    Absolutely brilliant!

    http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-c...shire-43443510

    Ps have posted this on my phone and can’t seem to get the link to hyperlink but hopefully worth putting into your browser.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chip shop Joe View Post
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    Apparently world Down Syndrome day today and just saw
    this video on twitter and it really made my day, not to mention brought a tear to the eye!

    Absolutely brilliant!

    http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-c...shire-43443510

    Ps have posted this on my phone and canít seem to get the link to hyperlink but hopefully worth putting into your browser.
    Link worked fine for me - thanks for posting - in these troubled times that was something truly uplifting -

    https://worlddownsyndromeday.org/
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    Ive been wearing my odd socks all day.

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    Wonderful video

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mrs. S View Post
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    Ive been wearing my odd socks all day.
    So have I. I have 2 cousins who each have a DS grandson. They're loved just as much as anyone in the family

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chip shop Joe View Post
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    Apparently world Down Syndrome day today and just saw
    this video on twitter and it really made my day, not to mention brought a tear to the eye!

    Absolutely brilliant!

    http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-c...shire-43443510

    Ps have posted this on my phone and canít seem to get the link to hyperlink but hopefully worth putting into your browser.
    Jeez that is wonderful, just wonderful
    This is how it feels

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    Brilliant video.

    Not wishing to turn this thread into a political or moral one but I was a bit uncomfortable with how Down Syndrome was discussed during my partners pregnancy. The initial combined test she had came back inconclusive and the mood amongst the doctors, midwives and nurses when informing us was like they were giving us far worse news. A 2nd blood test was taken which came back as ‘lower chance’ but we discussed it and agreed that if it was ‘higher chance’ we wouldn’t be having the CVS or amniocentesis tests and would be continuing the pregnancy. I understand there are other more serious conditions that are detected by the same tests but the whole discussion around DS left me a bit shaken.

    The video in the OP is why I found the mood so troubling. What an amazing group of children.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pretty Boy View Post
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    Brilliant video.

    Not wishing to turn this thread into a political or moral one but I was a bit uncomfortable with how Down Syndrome was discussed during my partners pregnancy. The initial combined test she had came back inconclusive and the mood amongst the doctors, midwives and nurses when informing us was like they were giving us far worse news. A 2nd blood test was taken which came back as Ďlower chanceí but we discussed it and agreed that if it was Ďhigher chanceí we wouldnít be having the CVS or amniocentesis tests and would be continuing the pregnancy. I understand there are other more serious conditions that are detected by the same tests but the whole discussion around DS left me a bit shaken.

    The video in the OP is why I found the mood so troubling. What an amazing group of children.
    I read a research article about the happiness of parents with children who suffer from DS and it did not make for pretty reading. Itís a huge undertaking which many people arenít capable of coping with. For parent and potential child alike these conversations are necessary IMO.


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    Well that certainly brought on the full 21st May effect. What a lovely thing to see.

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    I read a research article about the happiness of parents with children who suffer from DS and it did not make for pretty reading. It’s a huge undertaking which many people aren’t capable of coping with. For parent and potential child alike these conversations are necessary IMO.
    Don’t get me wrong I absolutely get the conversation has to be had and preparation for life with a child with additional needs is probably required. The tone of the conversation we had with medical personnel didn’t feel like one of preparation though.

    I don’t want to spoil the thread so I’m going to leave it there, it’s probably a discussion for another time and another place.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pretty Boy View Post
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    Donít get me wrong I absolutely get the conversation has to be had and preparation for life with a child with additional needs is probably required. The tone of the conversation we had with medical personnel didnít feel like one of preparation though.

    I donít want to spoil the thread so Iím going to leave it there, itís probably a discussion for another time and another place.
    FWIW I totally agree with you and it's something that really hits quite close to home, with being born disabled myself.
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    Great video. Celebrate diversity.
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    Ive been wearing my odd socks all day.
    Me too. But that's nothing new
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    Sorry if I'm being a complete dummy but I don't fully understand the significance of the odd socks thing. Where does it come from?

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    Me too. But that's nothing new
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    Sorry if I'm being a complete dummy but I don't fully understand the significance of the odd socks thing. Where does it come from?
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    beauty in it's rawist state.

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    What a joy to watch. I instantly fell in love with the wee guy with the blue gigs on, what a star.

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    I'm not overly sure what this is doing in the main forum, but it's a fabulous video.

    A bunch of wee stars for sure!

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    Is it just a fact of life that one gets more and more sentimental the older one gets? LOVED the video!

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    Very emotional and uplifting. At least my kids wearing odd socks will have been doing some good for once. Thanks for posting.

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