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World champion swimmer with Down syndrome is the pride of Tonga

Friday, May 8, 2009 From Matangi Tonga: DARWIN, Australia — World-record holder Tahnee Afuhaamango has got to be Tonga’s best-kept secret. The young Tongan-Australian swimming sensation not only became the overall World Female Champion at the Down Syndrome International Swimming … Continue reading

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Western Town @ Maidu Park Grand Re-Opening

Please click on the link below for a flier about the Grand Re-Opening of Western Town @ Maidu Park in Roseville.  The Park under went some much needed renovations to make it a “Universally accessible playground.”  The park will feature … Continue reading

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Brain Gym® Lecture Coming to Roseville, CA April 24th

BRAIN GYM Movement is the Door to Learning Brain Gym® is a system of quick and enjoyable physical activities that enhance whole brain functioning. It’s a lively and effective tool for children who have special needs. Parents can help their … Continue reading

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Fun Family BBQ at Johnson Springview Park

Please join us on Saturday, April 18 from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. at  Johnson Springview Park in Rocklin (5480 5th St., Rocklin, CA  95677).  We will be having a potluck style BBQ, frisbee games, horseshoes, kid games, sidewalk chalk and … Continue reading

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A different view It could be so much worse By: Nancy Goodfellow

2/9/2009 My life Six words changed my entire life: “Down syndrome is your best case scenario.” Those were the doctor’s words at my 20-week ultrasound. As we studied the monitor and watched the baby inside of me squirm and wiggle, … Continue reading

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