If only I could bottle that mental and physical evolution and inject it into every person whose decision-making affects Charlie's life.
Since that's impossible (and it's probably not a good idea to give a provoked mama bear a sharp object), I shall instead share a simple code of presumptions I wish everyone would study until they understood and believed them.
Want to help advocate for the presumption of competence? Visit Teespring, where fellow Down syndrome mama, Stacey Calcano, created a "Presume Competence" clothing campaign. (Yes, kid sizes are available.)
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