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Our Son’s Journey With Down Syndrome and a Rare Seizure Disorder

Our first child, Jordan, was born with Down syndrome in 2001. I was 31 years old. My husband and I were not expecting this diagnosis and it was overwhelming at first. Jordan stole our hearts the moment we saw him.

As soon as was possible, Jordan received early intervention. After evaluations, he was considered to be in the mild/moderate range of intellectual and physical disabilities. He was a wonderful child, with some behavioral issues starting at the age of 3.

We got most of his behavioral conditions under control around the time he started first grade, but he would have some challenging days and was diagnosed with ADHD, anxiety and a sleep disorder. We had some tough days with his behavior and all of his endless energy but with

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