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Boob Juice Factory. [EBFB 3 kids; Melbourne, Australia 3264 posts
18th Jun '13

I've thought about it, but never seen it.



Although I have seen people who have intellectual disabilities who do not have the mental capacity to properly care for their children.

**Blessed_Insanity** 7 kids; Wyoming 18956 posts
18th Jun '13
Quoting Loka Lokita:" Yeah well here is where my issue came from...I didn't know there were varying cases of downs. I knew that about autism, etc. I thought downsydrome was just like one deal."



Well know you know, maybe its something you should really research sense your ignorant on the subject, and I do mean ignorant in the technical term not the mean way. I was also ignorant on kids with SN until i had one myself.

Ravey Candyass 2 kids; 1 angel baby; Boston, Massachusetts 104762 posts
status 18th Jun '13

now I'm curious

Caimma 1 child; New Zealand 1129 posts
18th Jun '13
Quoting Loka Lokita:" Yeah well here is where my issue came from...I didn't know there were varying cases of downs. I knew that about autism, etc. I thought downsydrome was just like one deal."


I didnt realise this either. Its actually extremely interesting.



I hope this isnt taken the wrong way but when I studied disability support they told us that people with certain genetic disabilities were steralised because they didnt want those genetics passed on. I didnt even stop to think that that would have changed. Im quite disgusted with myself really.

♀NoBoysAllowed 19 kids; San Diego, California 51862 posts
18th Jun '13

<blockquote><b>Quoting Caimma:</b>" I didnt realise this either. Its actually extremely interesting. I hope this isnt taken the wrong ... [snip!] ... want those genetics passed on. I didnt even stop to think that that would have changed. Im quite disgusted with myself really."</blockquote>




Wut....?

user banned Nassau, BA, Bahamas 5125 posts
18th Jun '13

BG has this awesome way of making people feel like idiots really quick instead of informing them...but oh well. Now I know.

user banned 2 kids; Moses Lake, Washington 13508 posts
18th Jun '13
Quoting Caimma:" I didnt realise this either. Its actually extremely interesting. I hope this isnt taken the wrong ... [snip!] ... want those genetics passed on. I didnt even stop to think that that would have changed. Im quite disgusted with myself really."


:( Still happens and it is disgusting! A sn coworker of mine was really excited telling me about his (also sn) girlfriend's pregnancy and then the next week he was devastated because her parents forced her into abortion and had her tubes tied. Because they were "special" and shouldn't have children. :cry: I was heartbroken for the both of them.

Caimma 1 child; New Zealand 1129 posts
18th Jun '13
Quoting Jillynne:" :( Still happens and it is disgusting! A sn coworker of mine was really excited telling me about his ... [snip!] ... and had her tubes tied. Because they were "special" and shouldn't have children. :cry: I was heartbroken for the both of them."


Thats horrid. Just because they aren't 'normal' and I use that term loosely, shouldnt mean they dont get to experience that.

♀NoBoysAllowed 19 kids; San Diego, California 51862 posts
18th Jun '13

<blockquote><b>Quoting Loka Lokita:</b>" BG has this awesome way of making people feel like idiots really quick instead of informing them...but oh well. Now I know."</blockquote>



You were informed! It was idiotic, but you were def. informed!

**Blessed_Insanity** 7 kids; Wyoming 18956 posts
18th Jun '13
Quoting Loka Lokita:" BG has this awesome way of making people feel like idiots really quick instead of informing them...but oh well. Now I know."



I am not trying to make you feel like an idiot, but its obvious by your own admission that this is something you are ignorant on, so why not go ahead and do some research on it since its osmething you seem to want to know more about.

user banned Nassau, BA, Bahamas 5125 posts
18th Jun '13
Quoting **Blessed Insanity **:" I am not trying to make you feel like an idiot, but its obvious by your own admission that this is ... [snip!] ... you are ignorant on, so why not go ahead and do some research on it since its osmething you seem to want to know more about. "


I'm googling, actually. I really had no idea. It's pretty interesting.

Mama Van D Due November 3; 2 kids; 1 angel baby; Unity, Maine 2454 posts
18th Jun '13

<blockquote><b>Quoting Jillynne:</b>" :( Still happens and it is disgusting! A sn coworker of mine was really excited telling me about his ... [snip!] ... and had her tubes tied. Because they were "special" and shouldn't have children. :cry: I was heartbroken for the both of them."</blockquote>




Omg! How can that even be legal? That's awful, I can't believe someone would do that. Let alone to their own child. :(



What was the original question, btw?

**Blessed_Insanity** 7 kids; Wyoming 18956 posts
18th Jun '13
Quoting Loka Lokita:" I'm googling, actually. I really had no idea. It's pretty interesting."


The best thing to do, is not google though lol, Google can be a poor source of info. I would look into some groups or organizations within your area who have children or ppl with Special needs, maybe volunteer with them see how theyact and interact with others.

user banned Nassau, BA, Bahamas 5125 posts
18th Jun '13

I just found an article that says "People with downsyndrome were only recently 'allowed' to date and marry". Wtf?

user banned 2 kids; Moses Lake, Washington 13508 posts
18th Jun '13
Quoting Loka Lokita:" I just found an article that says "People with downsyndrome were only recently 'allowed' to date and marry". Wtf?"


Exactly.