Ages and Stages, Post-Secondary, Uncategorized

Women with Down syndrome are women first

For those in the Tri-State area: If your daughter, sister, or friend is 30 - 44+ and has DS or other developmental disability this women's event is for her! Last year my sister attended the conference for young adult women and the experience was invaluable. Women's health, safety, and well-being is important for ALL women. Please… Continue reading Women with Down syndrome are women first

Ages and Stages, Elementary, Jr. & Sr. High, Speech & Language

Teacher Roundtable Discussion on Down syndrome & Communication: Westside Location

For all teachers and administrators: The Down Syndrome Association of Greater Cincinnati will be hosting their next Teacher Roundtable Discussion at J.F.Dulles Elementary School in the Oak Hills District on Monday, May 16 at 4:00PM. Thanks to Kelli Wagner for offering to host our West Side location. Our moderator will be Jennifer Bekins, MS, CCC-SLP, Speech… Continue reading Teacher Roundtable Discussion on Down syndrome & Communication: Westside Location

Ages and Stages, Family, Speech & Language, Uncategorized

Reaching for the STARS: Speech Therapy and Research Working Together NDSC Convention 2011

The 39th Annual NDSC Convention is being held in San Antonio, TX this summer and I am thrilled to announce I will be presenting: Reaching for the STARs: Speech Therapy and Research Working Together. Here's a snippet of what to expect: Do you ever wonder, “Why do some individuals with Down syndrome have clear speech and… Continue reading Reaching for the STARS: Speech Therapy and Research Working Together NDSC Convention 2011

Ages and Stages, Family

31 for 21: The Parent’s Journey presented by CCHMC’s Family Resource Center

Another wonderful opportunity for families in Cincinnati! The Parent's Journey...From Shattered Dreams to Hope for the Future Parents attach to their children through dreams, yearnings, fantasies, illusions and projections into the future. Children are often seen as one’s ultimate “life products,” the reflection and extension of one’s very being. A disability most always shatters parents’… Continue reading 31 for 21: The Parent’s Journey presented by CCHMC’s Family Resource Center

Ages and Stages, Family

31 for 21: Always learning about Down syndrome

October is Down syndrome Awareness Month and in honor I will be posting each day (I hope!). I'm starting out with a post about learning... No matter what field you're in, or how long you've been in it, learning never ceases. This is why I'll be attending the Down Syndrome Education Conference in Cleveland in… Continue reading 31 for 21: Always learning about Down syndrome