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

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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!

Assistive Technology, Birth to Three, Elementary, Jr. & Sr. High, Oral-Motor & Feeding, Speech & Language, Therapy Activities, Therapy Tools, Tips and Tricks, Uncategorized

Upcoming Speaking Engagements: Greater Richmond, VA and DC

I will be speaking March 16 & 17th in Richmond, VA hosted by the Down Syndrome Association of Greater Richmond.  Friday night is a general presentation on the communication strengths and challenges of children with Down syndrome. Saturday will include two workshops. The first, from 10 am - 1 pm,  is for parents and professionals of… Continue reading Upcoming Speaking Engagements: Greater Richmond, VA and DC

Ages and Stages, Assistive Technology, Birth to Three, Elementary, Jr. & Sr. High, Post-Secondary, Speech & Language, Therapy Activities, Therapy Tools, Tips and Tricks

The stars at night were big and bright! NDSC San Antonio Handouts

 I would like to thank ALL who came out to my presentation on Sunday, "Reaching for the STARs: Speech therapy and research working together." It was an amazing turn-out, especially at the end of the day on Sunday! Thank you for making it a great session. Attached are my slides and the two resources as promised. The one handout is… Continue reading The stars at night were big and bright! NDSC San Antonio Handouts

Ages and Stages, Oral-Motor & Feeding, Speech & Language, Uncategorized

Reaching for the STARs: Speech Therapy And Research working together

I will be traveling to San Antonio, TX this weekend for the National Down Syndrome Congress 2011 Convention. Please join me on Sunday at noon for  90 minutes devoted to speech clarity and children with Down syndrome. Discussion will include up-to-date research overviews specific to the quality of speech in children with DS, popular treatment methods… Continue reading Reaching for the STARs: Speech Therapy And Research working together