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Buddy Walk Ambassador Stories – Erica

What it means to Erica to be one of the 2019 Buddy Walk Arizona Ambassador! As an ambassador in this year’s Buddy Walk, I hope my life aspires others to live the dream of living their best life, being kind to others and just being the best person they can be, just like how I [...]

Buddy Walk Ambassador Stories – Janae

Janae is a 2019 Buddy Walk Arizona Ambassador! "The Buddy walk means that I walk to raise money for DS NETWORK and have fun with my family and friends," Janae says. "I love working for DSNetwork and attending their fun activities and outings. Janae loves being part of the Buddy Walk; her favorite part is [...]

Buddy Walk Ambassador Stories – Edith Mae

Edith Mae is a 2019 Buddy Walk Arizona Ambassador! Edith's family walk for her to acknowledge she and her friends are all more alike than different. They started doing the Buddy Walk when Edith was 1 and it truly means the world to them to know that so many people love, care and support Edith [...]

Buddy Walk Ambassador Stories – Stand Strong Joaquin

Joaquin is a 2018 Buddy Walk Arizona Ambassador! Joaquin was the TOP BUDDY WALK FUNDRAISER in 2016 and 2017! Kathy Bennett, Stand Strong Joaquin Team Captain, shares why she walks for her grandson. "I walk to help spread awareness and to be an advocate for my 4-year-old grandson Joaquin as well as all individuals [...]

Changes to AHCCCS and DDD

This article is reprinted from Raising Special Kids Fall 2018 Connecting Newsletter www.raisingspecialkids.org Changes to AHCCCS and DDD Tell me more... AHCCCS Families who receive health coverage through Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) may have heard about changes set to begin October 1, 2018. The most important thing to know is that there is no [...]

Imagine all the beautiful photos…

WHO WANTS to be in DSNetwork's 2019 CALENDAR? The Search is on for infants, children, youth, adults with Down syndrome may be interested in being part of next year's calendar. We have scheduled 2 opportunities for you to bring your loved one with Down syndrome to have their photo taken for DSNetwork's 2019 calendar. Both sessions at: Desert [...]

ABC15 Arizona interviews DAD

This is the full unedited interview with Chris Bowden about the controversy surrounding Gilbert man from LuLaRoe, who in a sales video appears to mock people with special needs. This video was taken by an amateur who was there during the interview. Click here to see story that aired on ABC15 Arizona [...]