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Final Reflection

While watching each of the 2012 Columbus Foundation Summer Fellows present on the work they’ve done this summer, the things they’ve learned, the ways they’ve grown, and the new directions they are heading in, I couldn’t help but be overcome … Continue reading

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DSACO: A great cause. Greater people.

The memories and the highlights of my 10 weeks with the Down Syndrome Association of Central Ohio don’t reflect the extra chromosomes, the cognitive delays, the struggles at golf, or anything like that. They reflect the people. They reflect the … Continue reading

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Blogs, Pics, and Slideshows, oh my!

If a picture is worth 1,000 words, then how much is a slideshow? And if a blog is only a few hundred words, then boy, are you in for a treat! Wrapping up these last few weeks, the Down Syndrome … Continue reading

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Time Flies

I can’t believe we only have two more weeks to go. I can’t believe that in two weeks I will no longer be an intern with the one and only Down Syndrome Association of Central Ohio. I can’t believe that … Continue reading

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The Experience of Teaching, The Art of FUNdraising, The Potential of Learning

Last week, in wake of an unforeseen appendectomy for one of our Summer Learning Academy teachers (she is doing much better now, things worked out!), I was thrust into the teacher role while we figured out how to get another … Continue reading

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A Little Bit of Everything

So there are a plethora of little things that have sparked my interests, touched my heart, teased my brain, and comforted my soul since the last time I blogged, and since I can’t think of just one thing, I will … Continue reading

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DSACO up and running: full steam ahead

After an uneventful week without power until Thursday and internet until this past weekend, DSACO is again running on all cylinders and busier than ever! In addition to finalizing details for our Golf Outing Fundraiser in collaboration with Buffalo Wild Wings … Continue reading

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