October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month.  Each Friday during October we will feature an adult with Williams syndrome and their workplace.

Melissa Tipton is 34 years old and lives in Michigan.  I spoke to Melissa recently about her job at Ocean Prime, a Cameron Mitchell, fine dining restaurant.

When our son or daughter is born we immediately want everyone – especially our immediate and extended family to share in our joy. But what happens when sometime in the future – perhaps within days, but more likely months, or even years down the road, we learn that our son or daughter is challenged in some way – medically, develo