Category Archives: XXYY Syndrome

You Say You Don’t Want a Cure?  Well I DO!

You Say You Don’t Want a Cure? Well I DO!

You say you don’t want a cure.  Well I do. I get why you don’t… this is a part of your child, an imperfect piece perfectly imbedded, merged, marinated, simmered and fused within every nuance of your child.  You can not separate autism, or epilepsy, or down syndrome, or whatever it is from your child…Continue Reading

People are strange…when you’re a stranger (to hidden disabilities) by Renee Beauregard

People are strange…when you’re a stranger (to hidden disabilities) by Renee Beauregard

Submitted by Renee Beauregard of the XXYY Project Like so many parents of children and adults with disabilities, I am always on “high alert” to protect my son against the UN-kindness of strangers.  But the other day, I found myself realizing that strangers who don’t get it can’t really take my son’s joy away from…Continue Reading

Community Spotlight – Ability Path

Community Spotlight – Ability Path

Whether your child holds a single or multiple diagnosis, we all need support. We look for others who speak the same language, have the same struggles, and could help in the navigation of a life full of systems and scenarios very different than expected. There are a number of support groups and informational hubs available…Continue Reading

"Where Can I Buy A Friend?" by Renee Beauregard – Guest Post for Friendships: Struggles, Humor, Triumphs and Angels Series

"Where Can I Buy A Friend?" by Renee Beauregard – Guest Post for Friendships: Struggles, Humor, Triumphs and Angels Series

by Renee Beauregard Recently, I saw tweet on Twitter about some company where you can buy friends. As I suspected, the friends you buy there are “friends with benefits.” I was really disappointed because I actually thought the idea of buying friends was an answer to a prayer for my son. I know you must…Continue Reading

Announcing The 2011 Friendships Series

Announcing The 2011 Friendships Series

Today is a New Year. A year like none other, carrying a name never carried before…2011. Happy New Year. At the end of 2010, I had an opportunity to participate in a First Things First Series hosted/sponsored/created/developed by Hartley Steiner over at Hartleys Life With 3 Boys. For my contribution, I took an overall look…Continue Reading