Down Syndrome Quotes

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  • [Madness] happened so frequently. I think what I was most maddest about - and it's in the book [Speaking Freely: A Memoir] - when the House and the Senate, back in 1984, were debating a bill that would - at least delay and maybe stop some of the ex - summary execution of disabled children - infants. And the Down syndrome kids and other kids had been, in some cases, routinely let die, to use the euphemism.

    Children   Book   Kids  
  • It is easy to see what many people, women especially, admire about Sarah Palin. Here is a mother of five who can see the bright side of having a child with Down syndrome and still find the time and energy to govern the state of Alaska.

  • Having Down syndrome is like being born normal. I am just like you and you are just like me. We are all born in different ways, that is the way I can describe it. I have a normal life.

    Different   Way   Normal  
  • My youngest sister, Cindy, has Down syndrome, and I remember my mother spending hours and hours with her, teaching her to tie her shoelaces on her own, drilling multiplication tables with Cindy, practicing piano every day with her. No one expected Cindy to get a Ph.D.! But my mom wanted her to be the best she could be, within her limits.

    Mom   Mother   Teaching  
  • I'm Chris Martin with down syndrome

  • The America I know and love is not one in which my parents or my baby with Down syndrome will have to stand in front of Obama’s ‘death panel’ so his bureaucrats can decide, based on a subjective judgment of their ‘level of productivity in society,’ whether they are worthy of health care. Such a system is downright evil.

    "Will the Real Death Panel Please Step Forward?" by Kevin Drum, July 9, 2015.
  • I love working on 'Glee,' and I hope that there are more and more parts for me and other actors with Down syndrome in television and in movies so I can keep working for a long, long time.

    Long   Glee   Actors  
    "Actors with Down syndrome in more films, TV; 'Glee' star Lauren Potter says 'we're just like anybody else'" By Hollie McKay, November 20, 2012.
  • I get mail from people all over the world now from people who tell me that they didn't really understand Down syndrome, but because of me they have read about it and studied it and now they know a lot more about it.

    People   World   Mail  
    "Actors with Down syndrome in more films, TV; 'Glee' star Lauren Potter says 'we're just like anybody else'" by Hollie McKay, November 20, 2012.
  • Having Down syndrome means nothing to me, I'm special like everyone else. I do not let people judge me for having Down syndrome. The important thing is how I feel about myself. On the inside, I feel beautiful.

    Beautiful   Mean   People  
  • I believe it is my responsibility to do what I can for children and people with Down syndrome as well as in my native Dominican Republic.

  • Kids with Down syndrome are, by and large, quite affectionate and relatively guileless, and frequently, the attachments to them grow and deepen. And the meaning that parents find in it grows and deepens.

  • Lots of people with little kids or babies with Down syndrome tell me they aren't afraid of the future for their child because of what I am doing to help people understand it better.

    Baby   Children   Kids  
    "Actors with Down syndrome in more films, TV; 'Glee' star Lauren Potter says 'we're just like anybody else'" By Hollie McKay, November 20, 2012.
  • Turns out, Down syndrome is the most common genetic disorder, occurring once in every 800 births, and no one really knows why it happens. It just does.

    Doe   Common   Birth  
  • I am a father. My son's name is Max and my daughter's name is Billie Grace. Twelve years ago Max was born with Down Syndrome. His journey has been complicated by infantile seizures, sleep apnea, dietary challenges and now, puberty!

  • My mom's younger sister was born with Down syndrome. I was close to my grandmother when I was growing up. I remember talking to my grandmother about politics, and she told me that she regularly voted for the Democrats because she knew that they were going to look out for people like her daughter. That made an impression on me, too.

  • I have two children. I have a Down syndrome child whom I love very much, and my wife that I love.

    Children   Two   Wife  
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