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Two Amazing Moms Brought Together By Down Syndrome

In honor of Down Syndrome Awareness Month, we’re featuring two amazing moms who were brought together by the diagnosis and forged a bond that grows stronger every day. I’ve always loved the quote, “Friends are the family you choose for yourself.” Angela O’Brien and Paige Strawn are the personification of this and I’m excited to share their story on Beyond The Waiting Room.  Back in
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Kelly Kile, Intermediate Reading Teacher At Notre Dame School

I’m very excited to share my conversation with Kelly Kile, Intermediate Reading Teacher at Notre Dame School here in Dallas, Texas. Catherine has been in Kelly’s home room for the past three years and she’s played such an integral part in Catherine’s growth. Because Kelly has walked this journey with her own daughter, I truly treasure her advice. We’ve featured Kelly and her daughter, Grace, in
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Megan Moyer, Intermediate Daily Living Skills Teacher At Notre Dame School

I’m very excited to share our next guest with the BTWR family. Megan Moyer is an Intermediate Daily Living Skills Teacher at Catherine’s school, Notre Dame here in Dallas, Texas. We truly love Notre Dame and it has made a huge difference in Catherine’s growth and independence. Read on for Megan’s perspective on teaching “Daily Living” and the school’s unique mission.     Tell our audience
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Notre Dame School Delights Audience with Christmas Program

Notre Dame School students counted down their Top 15 favorite Christmas songs in a program which included dancing and singing.  Over 500 friends and family attended the evening event hosted by Highland Park United Methodist Church. “The Christmas program at Notre Dame School provides an opportunity for all of our students to celebrate the coming of the Christmas season.  Our students love to dance
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An Affair of the Heart Celebrates Shelly and Tom Codd with a Southern Soiree

The 36th annual An Affair of the Heart benefitting Notre Dame School of Dallas honored Shelly and Tom Codd for their unwavering commitment to the school for the past 20 years.  Over 400 guests attended the November 2nd gala at the Renaissance Dallas Hotel. Barb Louviere, 2019 Event Chair, worked with her committee to create a lovely Southern Soiree complete with hanging chandeliers, magnolia trees and
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