Category: Down Syndrome

Fine Motor Skills for Children with Down Syndrome

by: Paige Troutman, OT Graduate Student University of TN Health Science Center Department of Occupational Therapy & Brightsong, LLC

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Down Syndrome Awareness Month

October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month.  We have compiled and updated our list of Resources for Families.  Please keep in mind that this list includes just a few resources available.  Please contact your local Down Syndrome Association for a full list

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World Down Syndrome Day

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World Down Syndrome Day

Today, March 21, 2014 is World Down Syndrome Day.  There are many things you can do to support individuals with Down syndrome in your community and around the world. 

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Just Like You Down Syndrome

In honor of Down Syndrome Awareness Month, I wanted to share with you a great video about Down syndrome.  In 2012, a collaboration between Just Like You films and the Down Syndrome Guild of Greater Kansas City resulted in Just

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Down Syndrome Awareness Month

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World Down Syndrome Day

March 21, 2013 is the day we celebrate World Down Syndrome Day.  There are many things you can do to support individuals with Down syndrome in your community and around the world. Be Respectful:   Use positive language while talking about

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Celebrating World Down Syndrome Day

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Do’s and Don’ts for Protecting Your Child’s Joints

Written By:  Hannah Taylor, DPT Brightsong, LLC Physical Therapist Joint protection is important for children in order to prevent damage to their growing bones.  A joint is defined as the point where 2 bones are attached in order to permit

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Just Like You – Down Syndrome: An Interview with Rachel and Savanna

Photo courtesy of the Down Syndrome Guild of Greater Kansas City   A collaboration between Just Like You films and the Down Syndrome Guild of Greater Kansas City has resulted in a fantastic video,  Just Like You – Down Syndrome. 

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