Category Archives: XXYY Syndrome

People are strange…when you’re a stranger (to hidden disabilities) by Renee Beauregard

People are strange…when you’re a stranger (to hidden disabilities) by Renee Beauregard

Submitted by Renee Beauregard of the XXYY Project Like so many parents of children and adults with disabilities, I am always on “high alert” to protect my son against the UN-kindness of strangers.  But the other day, I found myself realizing that strangers who don’t get it can’t really take my son’s joy away from…Continue Reading

"Where Can I Buy A Friend?" by Renee Beauregard – Guest Post for Friendships: Struggles, Humor, Triumphs and Angels Series

"Where Can I Buy A Friend?" by Renee Beauregard – Guest Post for Friendships: Struggles, Humor, Triumphs and Angels Series

by Renee Beauregard Recently, I saw tweet on Twitter about some company where you can buy friends. As I suspected, the friends you buy there are “friends with benefits.” I was really disappointed because I actually thought the idea of buying friends was an answer to a prayer for my son. I know you must…Continue Reading

Announcing The 2011 Friendships Series

Announcing The 2011 Friendships Series

Today is a New Year. A year like none other, carrying a name never carried before…2011. Happy New Year. At the end of 2010, I had an opportunity to participate in a First Things First Series hosted/sponsored/created/developed by Hartley Steiner over at Hartleys Life With 3 Boys. For my contribution, I took an overall look…Continue Reading

Sometimes You Just Know by Renee Beauregard – Guest Post

Sometimes You Just Know by Renee Beauregard – Guest Post

This week’s posts began as “being the perfect fit for my son’s puzzle“, and today it continues.  I’m again excited to present Guest Blogger, Renee Beauregard. Renée is the mom of an adult with XXYY Syndrome and another teenage son. She owns a business called CommUlinks of Colorado, which provides consulting to nonprofit organizations. Renée…Continue Reading

Welcome to Tall-Tale World (on XXYY Syndrome) by Renee Beauregard – Guest Post

Welcome to Tall-Tale World (on XXYY Syndrome) by Renee Beauregard – Guest Post

Today I’m excited to present Guest Blogger, Renee Beauregard. Renée is the mom of an adult with XXYY Syndrome and another teenage son. She owns a business called CommUlinks of Colorado, which provides consulting to nonprofit organizations. Renée is one of the founders of XXYY Project (www.xxyysyndrome.org) and she has been involved in the steering…Continue Reading