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Growing up With Down Syndrome

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Houghton
At ages nineteen and twenty-two, respectively, Jason Kingsley and Mitchell Levitz shared their innermost thoughts, feelings, hopes, and dreams, their lifelong friendshipand their experiences growing up with Down syndrome. Their frank discussion of what mattered most in their livescareers, friendships, school, sex, marriage, finances, politics, and independenceearned Count Us In numerous national awards, including the EDI Award from the National Easter Seal Society. More important, their wit, intelligence, candor, and charm made a powerful and inspirational statement about the full potential of people with developmental disabilities, challenging prevailing stereotypes.

Now, thirteen years later, the authors discuss their lives since thenmilestones and challenges, developments expected and unexpectedin a new afterword.



Baker & Taylor
Two young Down's syndrome patients discuss their experiences growing up with a developmental disability, and reveal their thoughts and feelings on friendship, school, careers, marriage, independence, and other topics. Reprint.

Harcourt Publishing
At ages nineteen and twenty-two, respectively, Jason Kingsley and Mitchell Levitz shared their innermost thoughts, feelings, hopes, and dreams, their lifelong friendship—and their experiences growing up with Down syndrome. Their frank discussion of what mattered most in their lives—careers, friendships, school, sex, marriage, finances, politics, and independence—earned Count Us In numerous national awards, including the EDI Award from the National Easter Seal Society. More important, their wit, intelligence, candor, and charm made a powerful and inspirational statement about the full potential of people with developmental disabilities, challenging prevailing stereotypes.

Now, thirteen years later, the authors discuss their lives since then—milestones and challenges, developments expected and unexpected—in a new afterword.



Publisher: Orlando, Fla. : Harcourt, c2007
ISBN: 9780156031950
0156031957
Branch Call Number: 618.928588 KIN
Characteristics: x, 198 p. : ill. ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Levitz, Mitchell 1971-

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