Comments on: Target Ad with Down Syndrome Boy Helps Dad Blogger Raise Awareness http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/lifestyle/2012/01/target-ad-with-down-syndrome-boy-helps-dad-blogger-raise-awareness/ The latest Lifestyle news and blog posts from ABC News contributors and bloggers. Wed, 09 Jul 2014 21:42:51 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.2.1 By: Victoria http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/lifestyle/2012/01/target-ad-with-down-syndrome-boy-helps-dad-blogger-raise-awareness/#comment-647101 Victoria Sat, 07 Jan 2012 22:28:54 +0000 http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/lifestyle/?p=33372#comment-647101 Over my many decades of life I've had the honor and pleasure of personally knowing or encountering a couple dozen people with Down Syndrome. While each was truly an individual, they have all been hardworking, earnest, fun & funny, and so very dear. I'm always especially pleased to see people with Down Syndrome hired to do jobs in local businesses. My experience with them has been overwhelmingly positive. Over my many decades of life I’ve had the honor and pleasure of personally knowing or encountering a couple dozen people with Down Syndrome. While each was truly an individual, they have all been hardworking, earnest, fun & funny, and so very dear. I’m always especially pleased to see people with Down Syndrome hired to do jobs in local businesses. My experience with them has been overwhelmingly positive.

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By: DAD http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/lifestyle/2012/01/target-ad-with-down-syndrome-boy-helps-dad-blogger-raise-awareness/#comment-646871 DAD Sat, 07 Jan 2012 21:05:31 +0000 http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/lifestyle/?p=33372#comment-646871 THANK YOU TARGET! i am 29 years into my journey as a father of a down's child. my son has 11 years into a career. all it required was guidance to defy over-protective parental instincts. push the envelope at every chance. never accept the professional opinion. my son had a very hot date for prom. when he got pneumonia i was flooded with cards of concern. he impacts the community in ways i will never. he and i were the tip of the iceberg of down's kids born to young parents. thank you for giving proper media coverage to this important point in life! THANK YOU TARGET!
i am 29 years into my journey as a father of a down’s child. my son has 11 years into a career.
all it required was guidance to defy over-protective parental instincts.
push the envelope at every chance. never accept the professional opinion.
my son had a very hot date for prom. when he got pneumonia i was flooded with cards of concern.
he impacts the community in ways i will never.
he and i were the tip of the iceberg of down’s kids born to young parents.
thank you for giving proper media coverage to this important point in life!

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By: Kathryn B http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/lifestyle/2012/01/target-ad-with-down-syndrome-boy-helps-dad-blogger-raise-awareness/#comment-646721 Kathryn B Sat, 07 Jan 2012 20:10:45 +0000 http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/lifestyle/?p=33372#comment-646721 Great coverage! The preferred use is "boy with Down syndrome" instead of "Down syndrome boy." Great coverage! The preferred use is “boy with Down syndrome” instead of “Down syndrome boy.”

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By: Jen http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/lifestyle/2012/01/target-ad-with-down-syndrome-boy-helps-dad-blogger-raise-awareness/#comment-646521 Jen Sat, 07 Jan 2012 19:19:08 +0000 http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/lifestyle/?p=33372#comment-646521 Also, that was an AWESOME video - My Son has a Developmental Delay and they do the Swing at OTherapy too, he loves it and after he swings for a few mins, they can "teach" him something.... Last week he did a puzzle on his own or the first time!!! Occupational Therapy is a Godsend!!! I love how your Video is upbeat and so sweet! We need to get rid o all this "Doom and Gloom" associated w/developmental delays. I think these/those kids are even more amazing! Also, that was an AWESOME video – My Son has a Developmental Delay and they do the Swing at OTherapy too, he loves it and after he swings for a few mins, they can “teach” him something…. Last week he did a puzzle on his own or the first time!!! Occupational Therapy is a Godsend!!! I love how your Video is upbeat and so sweet! We need to get rid o all this “Doom and Gloom” associated w/developmental delays. I think these/those kids are even more amazing!

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By: Jen http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/lifestyle/2012/01/target-ad-with-down-syndrome-boy-helps-dad-blogger-raise-awareness/#comment-646491 Jen Sat, 07 Jan 2012 19:10:47 +0000 http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/lifestyle/?p=33372#comment-646491 --- AWESOME Story --- It should NOT be a big deal! LOVE Target!!!! — AWESOME Story — It should NOT be a big deal! LOVE Target!!!!

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