A while back, the National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS) contacted me and offered me a scholarship to attend their legislative advocacy conference. Never one to scoff at a chance to
take a free trip do good, I immediately said yes. Actually, the offer resulted in a bit of hand wringing on my part, because try as I might, I couldn’t figure out why they’d asked me. It seems like there are so many other amazing advocates out there, I felt a bit like a fraud. All I do is write on this blog, after all. As much as I eschew the idea that people have to have “expertise” to be advocates, I have a hard time applying that philosophy to myself. But that’s for another post.
I woke up at an ungodly hour this morning, scooped up…
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