During pregnancy, when I found out that my child would have Down Syndrome, it was unexpected to say the least. A way I tend to cope with things that are out of my control is to research a lot about it. So, that is what I did. I took to the internet and tried to find all the credible resources I could, that would tell me all about the medical issues and what life would be with a child who has Down Syndrome. I could not find much. I found a few videos and some articles and that’s it.
At the time, I did not know about website design or how to use social media. The only social media I used at the time was Facebook and the use of hastags was a strange concept to me. I look back, and I wish I knew more about social media and the use of hastags. Maybe then I would have found all the inspiring, empowering, lovely photos of other families with children who have Down Syndrome. Further, what I would have found was hope and see that everything was going to be okay. Continue reading “Social Media Hashtags for #DownSyndrome”