Embracing God’s Purpose for Your Child with Special Needs: Malu Tiongson-Ortiz

The common initial reaction of a parent upon finding out that her child has Down Syndrome is … “disappointment,” says Malu Tiongson-Ortiz, mother of 27-year old Clarissa. “There are mixed feelings— anger, despair… masakit talaga, eh (It’s really painful).  I felt that something was lost. At the same time I was happy because I have a…