Ages and Stages, Therapy Tools, Tips and Tricks, Uncategorized

Will it work? How to choose a product/program for your child with Down syndrome

Before we go a further into feeding & children with DS, I’d like to pause with this post on how to figure out if a specific treatment is best for your child. Let’s say you walk into your SLP's office and they are really excited about a continuing education course they’ve recently attended. They tell… Continue reading Will it work? How to choose a product/program for your child with Down syndrome

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Ages and Stages, Birth to Three

Community Education: Preschool Preparation

The Jane and Richard Thomas Center for Down Syndrome in collaboration with the Down Syndrome Association of Greater Cincinnati is offering "Preschool Preparation." On Tuesday, November 13th from 6 - 7:30 Parents will learn the ins and outs of the IEP process including how-to: Transition from an IFSP to IEP Gather information for the academic team… Continue reading Community Education: Preschool Preparation

Birth to Three

31 for 21: Community Education Series: Fall Edition

The Thomas Center for Down Syndrome and the Down Syndrome Association of Greater Cincinnati are hosting another mini-series for families with children who are one-year-old to pre-walkers. The Fall 2012 Community Education Series will focus on transitioning to table foods and using cups for drinking, tips for the pre-walker, and managing toddler behaviors. For more information… Continue reading 31 for 21: Community Education Series: Fall Edition

Ages and Stages, Birth to Three, Oral-Motor & Feeding, Speech & Language, Therapy Tools, Tips and Tricks

NDSC Convention Handouts: Down syndrome and Feeding Session

As promised at NDSC's AMAZING 2012 convention in Washington, DC...handouts from "Fantastic Feeders." Krystin and I would like to thank all of the attendees, both in person and online, for your encouragement and positive feedback. Fantastic Feeders, NDSC Convention 2012 Developmental Daily Food Guide If you are interested in watching the presentation online NDSC recorded our session… Continue reading NDSC Convention Handouts: Down syndrome and Feeding Session

Ages and Stages, Birth to Three, Oral-Motor & Feeding, Therapy Tools, Tips and Tricks

Upcoming speaking events and a NEW BLOG NAME!

Since my last post my domain name expired and was purchased by a website not in any way affiliated with me or Down syndrome. So, I've got a new blog name: http://www.talk-ds.org. Please let your friends know! In one week I will be speaking with my colleague Krystin Turner, OTR/L on feeding and Down syndrome at… Continue reading Upcoming speaking events and a NEW BLOG NAME!