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Super Sibling Article Follow Up - CdLS Photos Travel Nationwide

In our Winter 2013 issue of Reaching Out, the CdLS Foundation featured 21-year-old, Anne, and her 22-year-old sister, Ayla as our "Super Siblings." As part of a documentary photography project through the University of Missouri, Columbia, Anne had the opportunity to photograph people with CdLS in hopes of bringing the rare syndrome into the spotlight. Select student pieces, including three of Anne's photos, became part of the Smithsonian's collection, and will be shown in galleries across...

Sensory Toys as Building Blocks for Your Child's Development

Toys are an essential building block for a child's development, helping to progress motor skills, creativity, and social skills. But for a child with special needs, the benefits of sensory toys play an even more integral role. Notably, for children with CdLS, sensory toys can help them gain a measure of control over their environment, learn essential problems-solving skills, and feel a sense of calm. Whether visual or tactile, these toys have the power to...


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