Table of contents for Gifts : mothers reflect on how children with Down Syndrome enrich their lives / edited by Kathryn Lynard Soper.

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INTRODUCTION
Gifts: Two Birth Stories
By Kathryn Lynard Soper/13
THE GIFT OF RESPECT
1
Aidan¿s Gift
by Valle Dwight/ 19
2
What To Do With A Boy
by Jessica Capitani/ 24
3
On His Thirteenth Birthday
by Jodi Reimer/ 28
4
Belonging
by Rebecca Phong/ 31
5
Oh, Yeah?
by Robin Roach/ 233
6
From Generation to Generation
by Debbie Ellenbogen/ 36
7
Different
by Tammy Hodson/ 39
8
It¿s Better than Good
by Janine Steck Huffman/ 42
9
Mommy
by Kelly Rimmer/ 46
10
Acceptance
by Shari Adelson-Pollard/ 48
11
Sunshine
by Jeanette Bollinger/ 51
12
Who¿s Winning?
by Sandra Assimotos-McElwee/ 54
THE GIFT OF STRENGTH
13
Notes From the Deep End
by Jennifer Enderlin Blougouras/ 58
14
For Such A Time As This
by Emily Vesper/ 60
15
Travels with Brendan
by Tammy Westfahl/ 62
16
For James
by Leilani Lucas/ 65
17
Nourishment
by Deborah Minner/ 68
18
Matthew¿s Secret
by Katy Shapro/ 71
19
Lifting Each Other
by Anita Minor/ 73
20
The School of Life
by Ann Bremer/ 75
21
Fight the Good Fight
by Joanne M. Crouse/ 78
22
The Dream
by Rosemarie Aiello-Gertz/ 81
23
We Are Not Alone
by Michelle Adams/ 84
24
Where There¿s a Will, There¿s a Way
by Kelly Anderson/ 87
25
Emma Sage
by Tara Marie Hintz/ 90
THE GIFT OF DELIGHT
26
Surprise!
by Cynthia Yunke/ 93
27
Light the Way
by Alicia Culp/ 96
28
Blue Ribbon. First Place.
by Carol B. Mills/ 99
29
The Buddha Bean
by Beth Crawford/ 102
30
A Hopeful Future
by Nancy Iannone/ 104
31
Enjoying the Ride
by Leah Spring/ 107
32
Lost and Found
by Traci Cross Williams/ 109
33
In the Moment
by Gina Vivona/ 111
34
Expecting
by Peggy Copper-Smith/ 113
35
Green Onion
by Cori Guillaume/ 116
36
Big Sister
by Karen Roberts/ 118
37
Speech Therapy
by Kelly Schuh/ 121
38
Loving Emma Jayne
by Emily Zeid/ 123
THE GIFT OF PERSPECTIVE
39
Beginning
by Renee Sherman/ 129
40
Entertaining Angels
by Barbara Curtis/ 132
41
Defining Moments
by Sherrill Rechner/ 134
42
Slow Motion
by Stephanie Bissol/ 138
43
When the Other Shoe Drops
by Elizabeth Price/ 141
44
Ups and Downs
by Bethany Balsis/ 145
45
Miracle Man
by Katy Servos/ 148
46
Stepping out
by Stefanie M. Miller/ 152
47
Lucky
by Carey Branam/ 155
48
Nolan: A Little Dream
by Catherine Finn/ 158
49
The Eighth-Grade Dance
by Nicol Hudson/ 160
50
What I Know Now
by Carla Reeves/ 163
THE GIFT OF LOVE
51
The Life That Chose Me
by Monica Braat/ 167
52
Tiny Hands
by Courtney Koblitz Fields/ 170
53
Brothers
by Dena Castellano-Farrell/ 174
54
Birthday Guilt
by Michelle Helferich/ 176
55
Kindness Received
by Francine Ferraro Rothkopf/ 179
56
The Blessing of an Imperfect Life
by Janis Gonzales/ 182
57
Growing
by Sarahlynn Lester/ 185
58
Through the Eyes of Love
by Tammy Bonser/ 189
59
Crecer Con Amor
by Charo Boggian/ 192
60
Quality of Life
by Renee Parker/ 196
61
The Luckiest People in the World
by Jane Leahy-Smith/ 199
62
Live Long, Laugh Often, Love Much
by Andi Matthews/ 202
63
First Words
by Jennifer Graf Groneberg/ 208

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Parents of children with disabilities -- Case studies.
Children with disabilities -- Family relationships -- Case studies.
Mother and child -- Case studies.
Down syndrome -- Patients -- Family relationships -- Case studies.