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New Name, New Look, New Energy – The Down Syndrome Association of Greater Winston Salem 

New Name, New Look, New Energy – The Down Syndrome Association of Greater Winston Salem 

By Guest Blogger Laura Laxton As we celebrate World Down Syndrome Day on March 21 (get it? 3-21, because people with DS have three copies of the 21st chromosome), I’d like to (re)introduce you to one of Winston-Salem’s most active and vibrant organizations: The Down...
Triad Area Support Groups

Triad Area Support Groups

Updated by Laura Simon You never know when you will need to rely on a support group. Whether you (or your child) is facing a new challenge or a stressful life change or are just looking for new contacts – there are a million reasons why support groups can be...
“Doing Good Things Series” ~ The iCan House

“Doing Good Things Series” ~ The iCan House

By Guest Bloggers Kim Shufran and Courtney Perry In 2008, the iCan House was created by Kim Shufran who was seeking support and help for her daughter, Erica. Kim’s intelligent, sweet, and engaging 11­year old daughter was eager to make friends, but struggled so much...