Meeting Andy

If a baby with Down syndrome comes to your family, you might just receive a book from Stephanie Meredith, who provides materials and support for new and expectant parents nationwide. “It’s fun for me to support moms through books,” says Meredith, “but it’s also fun for them to learn about my son Andy as we become friends online.” Overwhelmed and uncertain, these parents have questions: What health concerns will she have? Will he make friends? Can she live a meaningful life? Meredith provides whatever answers she can, but many of their concerns are resolved just by observing outgoing 17-year-old Andy on social media.

 Read Meredith’s full story at BYU Magazine

Full Name: 
Stephanie Hall Meredith
Grad Year: 
BS 1997, MA 1999
BYU Magazine
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