Central Mississippi Down Syndrome Society


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Central Mississippi Down Syndrome Society

667 US-51 Suite C
Ridgeland, MS 39157
601-385-DOWN (3696)

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These reflections, written by family members and loved ones of a child with Down syndrome, provide peace and encouragement to new families experiencing similar situations. We would love to share your story.

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Asher Baucom

My wife, K’Anna, and I are parents to Bren, Asher and Ella. Asher has Down syndrome, a diagnosis that has changed how we see special needs. That diagnosis has done […]

Brady Bennett

In September of 2003, our only son was welcomed into our family. It only took a few minutes after birth that the Doctor diagnosed Brady with Down syndrome, and right […]

Walt Clingan

When my husband and I got pregnant, we were so excited and couldn’t wait to start a family. We never in a million years thought that our child would have […]

Kate Cox

God brought our Kate, also known as Katie-bug , into our lives on December 20, 2011! To our surprise, we were informed that there was a possibility that she may […]

Solon Carter Dobbs IV

My husband and I had been married for seven years before deciding we were ready to have a child, or at least we thought we were as ready as we […]

Zoe Beth Edwards

For nine months, my husband and I had been expecting a perfect, healthy baby girl. We had every test tell us that’s what we could expect. So when Zoe Beth […]

Hayden Elliott

Having two older sons, I know the joy that comes with having a baby. I also know the pain, sadness, and disappointment that comes with finding out your new baby […]

Nia’Brooke French

Nia’Brooke is our ray of Sunshine even on cloudy days. At first we didn’t know what to expect from her diagnosis of Down syndrome. We were thinking the worst, but […]

Jared Giles

The opportunity to share our story is appreciated and we hope that it will inspire families and parents of children with the Trisomy 21 chromosome defect known as Down syndrome. […]

Savannah Hartung

I had just turned 40 and was pregnant with my second child when I received a phone call from my doctor that would change my life. “Debbie, you’re having a […]

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