Then and Now.. What will my child with Down syndrome look like?

Parker Myles

I often find myself writing for new parents of children with Down syndrome and this post is no exception.

Even though my main audience will always be those outside the Down syndrome community, to provide a snapshot of what life is like for one parent of a child with additional needs, I am always drawn back to showing those yet to begin their journey a little of the intense joy they have in store for them.

This resonates strongly with me, as I found myself in a place where I didn’t know my up from down, or a nasal cannula from a foot probe, and I scoured the internet frantically for any new information (AND PICTURES) which would bring me some release from the many fears I had for my son’s future.


I had my own list of fears to work through.

How would he sound? Would he be…

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About lherren1963

I'm a 51 yr old college student. I'm pursuing a BFA in Creative Writing.
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