A blogger named Sherry wrote on her blog about an incident with her two-year-old son Gabe (right), who has Down syndrome. Sherry wrote on her blog “Hand Me Downs” that she was tempted to punch the employee but she delivered a more appropriate response:
Sometimes I forget that our son has Down syndrome. It’s easy to be distracted by his two year old tantrums, his mischievous smile and go getter attitude. Gabe is kind hearted but stubborn.
Sometimes I forget, and that makes it even harder when someone reminds me in a not so kind way….
Like the cashier that gave me sad eyes and spit poison in a whisper,
“I bet you wish you had known before he came out. You know they have a test for that now…”
(Read more from “Cashier Tells Mom of Toddler With Down Syndrome: ‘Bet You Wish You Knew Before He Came Out'” HERE)