Autism, Speech & Language, Uncategorized

DS/ASD as I know it: The process of diagnosing autism in children with Down syndrome

Although Autism Awareness Month is over, today starts May is Better Hearing & Speech Month! To continue our series on dual-diagnosis is an interview with Jennifer Weiner, MA, CCC-SLP. Jennifer is a speech-language pathologist who has worked in clinical and educational settings treating children with a variety of developmental disabilities, including Autism and Down syndrome, for… Continue reading DS/ASD as I know it: The process of diagnosing autism in children with Down syndrome

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Ages and Stages, Autism, Speech & Language, Uncategorized

DS/ASD as I know it: An Interview with Joan Medlen (Part 1)

Joan Medlen, MEd, RD, LD has practiced in the field of nutrition for over 25 years. Her work focuses on coaching people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families to create quality lives, and quality health with a community vision. She's authored two books including The Down Syndrome Nutrition Handbook and Cooking by Color, Recipes… Continue reading DS/ASD as I know it: An Interview with Joan Medlen (Part 1)