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  • Photos: John and Kathleen Egan with baby David in Madison, Wisconsin; Kathleen and David today.

    In the late 1970s, Kathleen Egan was a graduate student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. When her first child, David, was born, she found out he had Down syndrome. I interviewed Kathleen about those early years parenting David, and this excerpt from our interview picks up where another left off. Listen to the first story here. In this story, Kathleen describes how her search for educational opportunities that would support David's development led her to begin what is now a renowned early childhood program at the University's Waisman Center ...

    I met Kathleen when I visited David Egan to interview him for my oral history thesis on self-advocates with Down syndrome. Listen to David's stories here.
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