Summary: At ages nineteen and twenty-two respectively Jason Kingsley and Mitchell Levitz shared their innermost thoughts feelings hopes and dreams their lifelong friendship-- and their experiences growing up with Down syndrome. Their frank discussion of what mattered most in their lives-- careers friendships school sex marriage finances politics and independence-- earned Count Us In numerous national awards including the EDI Award from the National Easter Seal Society. More important their wi ...show moret intelligence candor and charm made a powerful and inspirational statement about the full potential of people with developmental disabilities challenging prevailing stereotypes. Now thirteen years later the authors discuss their lives since then-- milestones and challenges developments expected and unexpected-- in a new afterword. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 07
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