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You and Your School: Starting the year off right, 3.21: Canada’s Down Syndrome Magazine, Fall 2020

Home Sweet Home: Your Summer Staycation, 3.21: Canada’s Down Syndrome Magazine, Summer 2020

A World of Possibilities: globetrotting with Elyse, 3.21: Canada’s Down Syndrome Magazine, Spring 2020

No Holding Back: living life to the fullest with our daughter with Down syndrome, Grey Bruce Kids, Spring 2020

What I See When I Look at my Daughter with Down Syndrome, Broadview Magazine, November 4, 2019


Dear New Parent Whose Baby is Hospitalized, Beyond the Beads, February 2021.

Ode to Oreo: Loss, Grief and Down Syndrome, guest post, March 2020

When Educators Underestimate My Child with Down Syndrome, The Mighty, February 24, 2020

How We Frame the Message of a Prenatal Down Syndrome Diagnosis Matters, The Mighty, July 30, 2019

Yes, My Daughter With Down Syndrome Can Learn a Second Language, The Mighty, June 17, 2019


An Outsider’s Perspective, The Madawaska Valley Current, 2020.

No excuses for denying education to children with Down syndrome, The Toronto Star, 2020

Should the life of my daughter with Down syndrome be valued less?, The Toronto Star, 2020

My Daughter’s Wild and Precious Life living with Down syndrome, The Toronto Star, 2018

21 Reasons I love my kid with Down syndrome, The Hamilton Spectator, 2017

A Person of Different Abilities is a Person First, The Toronto Star, 2015

Emily & I, The Hamilton Spectator, 2015

World Down Syndrome Day: Making New Friends, The Hamilton Spectator, 2014

21 Reasons why I love my baby with Down syndrome, The Hamilton Spectator, 2014

Hamilton Buddy Walk: See the ability, The Hamilton Spectator, 2013

Down Syndrome Day: Celebrate being, The Hamilton Spectator, 2013


Beyond the Beads, forthcoming, stay tuned.

Adelle Purdham, Author and Parent – Back to School: COVID Edition, The LowDOWN: A Down Syndrome Podcast Podcast, Episode 2-1, September 2020


La trisomie 21 au-delà des différences, CBC Radio-Canada, March 21, 2018

Some Parents Facing Challenges Enrolling Special Needs Kids Into F.F.L. Schools, by NewsTalk 1290 CJBK, August 18 2016


ISAND Founding Story: Toward the Light

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