Now, if I was sitting in a railway carriage, and another child with Down Syndrome were to come in, I would smile, rather than just stare.
Lily recognised herself straight away and even posed in front of her picture. I was passive aggressive – expressing my pent up feelings and resentments in “humor,” put downs, sarcasm, and backhanded jabs.It was like I was trying to navigate my away around Seattle with a map of San Francisco. I originally purchased the book out of curiosity more than anything else but, WOW! Nice Guy' every time you see it in the book with my name and you would be pretty accurate.It seems that this change is slowly happening on a national scale.Yesterday BBC Radio 4 broadcast Born With Down's, which revealed that for the first time there are more British children born annually with Down Syndrome than there were before widespread screening was introduced almost 20 years ago.