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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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, Elementary, Jr. & Sr. High, Speech & Language, Uncategorized

Part 2 of Standardized Testing and Down syndrome: Age Equivalents

An age-equivalent without skill description is like Starbucks without Coffee

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

Part 1 of Standardized Testing and Down syndrome: Growth and Comparison

Many parents...take issue with why clinicians test children with Down syndrome using standardized measures.