The Goddard family from New Zealand
My daughter, Paige was diagnosed with Trisomy 21 at birth.
At first my husband and I were so scared about what the future may hold.
But now, almost 2 years on and Paige is an absolute delight!
She lights up the world with her laughter and smiles truly are her super power.
She waves at strangers everywhere she goes and makes the grumpiest person happy again!
She can say some words and uses sign language with over 30 signs!
We are so proud and filled with love at our girl.
We really are raising awareness about Down syndrome and normalising people asking us questions about DS as people really need to know the true information!!
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