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  • Photos: David as a toddler in Madison, Wisconsin; Kathleen and David today.

    In the late 1970s, Kathleen Egan was a graduate student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. When David was born in 1977, she found out he had Down syndrome. I interviewed Kathleen about those early years parenting David, and in this excerpt from our interview, she describes looking for resources to nurture David's development ... In another story, "Why Not," Kathleen describes what she did next.

    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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