From the article: Love Notes for Special Parents Calendar
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Puget Sound Down Syndrome Buddy Walk
- 15th Annual Puget Sound Down Syndrome Buddy Walk - October 2, 2011 at Seattle Center from 1 pm to 4 pm in Seattle, Washington. Center Square is up the elevator from the Experience Music Project - EMP building. There are NDSS Buddy Walks throughout the USA and other events to support and encourage, raise awareness about and celebrate individuals with Down syndrome and their families. Please show your support by attending and enjoying whatever your community offers. Thanks to all who plan and host Buddy Walks and other activities where we can share our pride and advocacy for family members and friends who have Down syndrome! Down Syndrome Buddy Walks http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art46077.asp
National Fragile X Research Day
- October 5, 2011 Learn more at: FRAXA.org House Resolution 398 Sponsor: Rep Watkins,Wes (OK) introduced 4/25/2002 Passed/agreed to in House 10/1/2002 Title: Recognizing the devastating impact of fragile X, urging increased funding for research on fragile X, and commending the goals of National Fragile X Research Day, and for other purposes.
- —Guest SallyNada
- Sensory Awareness Month is being held this October. Go to the SPD Foundation to find out more.
- —Guest Julia Martin