‘How do you tell parents their child may have a genetic defect with a flyer for the Special Olympics? We were angry and devastated.’: Mom shares Down Syndrome acceptance journey

“He made a fist and cocked it back. I could feel his fury. I remember reaching over, just an hour after surgery, and snatching his hand as he started to strike. It hurt like heck in my abdomen, but I couldn’t let him do what I wanted to do myself… hit that physician.”