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I’m Raising a Kid With Microcephaly. Here’s What the Media Gets Wrong. – The Daily Beast

May 26, 2016

As the father of a child with Down Syndrome, I can identify with the author of this article to a great degree. – RJC

In the panic over Zika virus, major media outlets are calling kids with microcephaly ‘misshapen,’ ‘heartbreaking,’ and ‘dystopian.’ The exact opposite of my joyful, funny, vivacious son.

Source: I’m Raising a Kid With Microcephaly. Here’s What the Media Gets Wrong. – The Daily Beast

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3 Comments
  1. Articles like this remind us that the disability rights movement still has a long way to go to change attitudes about the “differently abled.”

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  2. Jan Hobbs permalink

    Reblogged this on Blissfully Single and commented:
    Please read this. It’s worth your time.

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  3. posted it on facebook… incisively written… kudos for how she voices her arguments

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