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I began writing stories about my daughter, Lily, shortly after she was born. Two of them have been included in Chicken Soup for the Soul books. 

Chicken Soup for the Soul - Think Possible

Chicken Soup for the Soul - The Power of Gratitude

I am actively working to get a novel published that features characters with disabilities and aims to help children see past differences and accept everyone. 

Magazines and Newspapers

The following article covers my early school presentations, after my son heard classmates refer to his sister as "retarded."

Chicago Special Parent Summer 2016 - page 13

An article on my writings and presentations appeared in the Naperville Sun.

August 26, 2016 Naperville Sun 



I was the editor of the National Association for Down Syndrome newsletter and wrote a regular column covering various topics related to Down syndrome and disabilities. Click on the topics below to link to these articles.

Courage and Special Olympics

Private School

Summer Camps



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