In the News

  • March 2022 – “Watch children’s book author and Down syndrome advocate Katelyn S. Herrygers discuss her personal experience with a Down syndrome diagnosis and learn the story behind her inspirational children’s book. Plus, get to know a little more about Katelyn in this delightful interview.”
  • June 2020: Interview with Cheri Cowell of EA Books Publishing (video above)
  • February 21, 2020: Maranda Where You Live segment on WOODTV8 and WOTV4Women (Article and interview video)
  • January 6, 2020: WGVU The Morning Show with Shelley Irwin 88.5FM – Grand Rapids, MI (Recorded radio interview 9:03)
  • December 11, 2019: Woman Crush Wednesday on The Gray and Green Show 105.3FM Radio – Grand Rapids, MI
  • December 6, 2019: Local mom of child with Down syndrome writes own book FOX17 TV – Grand Rapids, MI (Article and interview video)
WGVU book interview
WGVU The Morning Show’s Shelley Irwin and I

Blog, Publication, and Presentation Features

  • Forthcoming: March 14, 2022 – Author’s Night – Family Program at the Holland Museum.
  • March 6, 2022 – Author interview posted to YouTube with Make Momentos. View the 15-minute interview about how I Am Me/Yo soy you came to be and the power of books to kids’ learning and development.
  • March 4, 2022 – Guest blog post for Make Momentos.
  • October 7, 2021 – Author presentation – Virtual. Loving Down syndrome: A Down syndrome Month Presentation. Holland Museum. Holland, MI.
  • October 15, 2020 – Book promotion by author Crystal Bowman on Christian Children’s (Blog post).
  • August 19, 2020 – I Am Me author reading and activity program for GiGi’s Playhouse Annapolis, MD (Join author Katelyn Herrygers as she reads her children’s book, I Am Me, and helps us all remember we are exactly who we are supposed to be! Short activity and songs to follow. Possible guests include her son, Jameson, who was the inspiration behind the book!)
  • June 5, 2020 – I Am Me: A Book By A Mom For Her Son, For Everyone. Simply Unique Magazine UK (Issue 8, Read the article online: I Am Me).
  • May 14, 2020 – Super Jay Brand is part of the One in a Million movement by Multiplying Good x2! Check out the award for the book I Am Me and the award for Masks with a Mission.
  • March 21, 2020 – A Mother’s Loving Words For Her Son: Katelyn Herrygers is a Michigan mom and author of I Am Me, a children’s book inspired by her son, Jameson who has Down syndrome. Beyond the Waiting Room
  • December 16, 2019 – I Am Me-The Story Behind One Mom’s Journey: Each of us has a story, an important one that defines who we are and why we do what we do. Some of our stories evolve as we are given twists and turns in life and some of those experiences make us want to do big things.
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