Thursday, October 16, 2014

PA Early Childhood Education Caucus News Conference

On 10/08/14 I had the honor of being the emcee for the Early Childhood Education Caucus News Conference at the PA State Capitol celebrating "Pennsylvania's Promise for Children Month". It was an awesome gathering attended by many Legislators, professionals and families, and here is a link to watch the event: The focus was on investing early in our most precious, priceless resource - CHILDREN!

Saturday, October 11, 2014

October is a Very Special Month!

October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month, and Chloe's Law went into effect in Pennsylvania on 10/01/14! Here is a video shot on the day Chloe's Law was signed at the PA Capitol - PRICELESS!

Friday, September 12, 2014

MUST SEE Video of Chloe signing "Chloe's Law"!

Click on the link below for a short "MUST SEE" video of Chloe signing "Chloe's Law" at the PA Capitol - PRICELESS!

Chloe's Law in the Philadelphia Inquirer

Click on the link below for an awesome article about Chloe's Law in the Philadelphia Inquirer, and this legislation has received incredible support across PA, the country and the globe!

Friday, July 11, 2014

Friday, June 13, 2014

The most Endangered Species in England

If children with Down syndrome were furry animals, unique birds, rare fish or beautiful plants facing a 90%+ termination rate would there be worldwide protest, outrage and media coverage?

Friday, April 18, 2014

Senator Vulakovich introduces “Chloe’s Law”

“I call this bill ‘Chloe’s Law’ after an incredible child with Down Syndrome,” said Senator Vulakovich, who serves as Chairman of the Senate Aging and Youth Committee. “My legislation would simply require health care practitioners to provide complete information to women who receive a prenatal diagnosis for Down Syndrome so that they are better informed with regard to the positive outcomes of giving birth to a special child such as Chloe.”

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Down Syndrome Prenatal Education Act (“Chloe’s Law”)

"Kurt Kondrich, a Pittsburgh area native and father of Chloe, a vibrant girl with Down Syndrome, has a solution for this problem. He, along with many legislators, has proposed a bill dubbed “Chloe’s Law” that would simply require certain information to be given to parents and families upon the diagnosis of Down Syndrome."

Friday, January 3, 2014

Erie Times published column - "Guest Voice of Kurt A. Kondrich: Meet my amazing daughter Chloe"

My amazing daughter Chloe, who turned 10 this year, attends fifth grade in her neighborhood middle school with typical peers, and she reads at a fifth-grade level. Thanks to the strong foundation Chloe received from early intervention/early childhood education, she has planted many positive seeds and become a strong advocate for all children and families.