Lisa Palermo Matto from Syracuse, NY has published a book of stories about her daughter, Marlee, who has Down syndrome.

The Up Side of Downs is available on Amazon.

In a recent interview with CNY Central, the author shared her views on how the community played a role in how Marlee has consistently reached her goals. 

“Marlee was recently accepted into Syracuse University’s InclusiveU program. She will live on campus in a dorm for her college studies.”

disability is diversity
Syracuse University – Taishoff Center Website



Congratulations Marlee! 





This book will be included in our list of books on our StoryClub site.  *Coming soon!

You can also check out our list of over 300 titles written for children that feature Down syndrome.  



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