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Special Guest: David Charmatz, SVP of the Global Down Syndrome Foundation.Charmatz oversees marketing, public relations, research and analysis for Global, and his top priorities will be growing the personnel and revenue in order to better serve the needs of people with Down syndrome nationally and internationally.
Before joining Global full-time, Charmatz was a consultant assisting with the launch of Down Syndrome World magazine and Global’smonthly electronic newsletter, and with the planning of a second edition of the Down Syndrome Prenatal Testing Pamphlet.
The Global Down Syndrome Foundation is a public non-profit 501(c)(3) dedicated to significantly improving the lives of people with Down syndrome through Research, Medical Care, Education and Advocacy. www.globaldownsyndrome.org
With Featured Guest: Shandra Lumsden-Umazar, Proud parent of a college graduate with Down Syndrome
"It's hard to get motivated when you can't see the light at the end of the tunnel. That was how I felt when my daughter was born 30+ years ago. . Yes, I focused on things that she could do, but I also mixed them up with all the things that she couldn't do at that moment and all the things she wouldn't be able to do in the future such as having friends, dating and going to the prom, graduating and going to college."
Join us as Shandra shares parts of her journey, and principles of successfully parenting a child with "differ-abilities" in the areas of social skills, family integration, and education.
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In this episode of Epilepsy.coms Hallway Conversations, Dr. Joseph Sirven, Professor of Neurology at Mayo Clinic Arizona and Editor-in-Chief of Epilepsy.com/Professionals, interviews David Tolleson, Executive Director of the National Down Syndrome Congress, about Down syndrome and epilepsy.
She’s the proud mom of two sons; the youngest was diagnosed with Down syndrome after birth. She has also written, produced and directed the stage play “Then You Stand” and penned the award winning short film, “Never Alone” through the Studio 11 Films, 11Eleven11 Project. She has also launched “Have Ya Heard” in 2005 and hosting her own syndicated talk show, “The Yvonne Pierre Show”.
Yvonne is trying to bring awareness to Down Syndrome with her new play out.
October is National Down Syndrome Awareness Month!Everybody has their Ups & Downs but not everyone has the experience of the "Heart Work" of caring for, loving and being loved by a person with Down Syndrome. During this broadcast Ms. E will discuss: What you may/ may not know about Down Syndrome Do you know... ...what it is? ...why it's called "Down" ? ...at what levels persons with Down Syndrome are capable of functioning? ...what happens to DS persons in the foster care system???
Ms. E will also talk about her recent book: "Entertaining Angels Aware: I AM My Sister's Keeper" a memoir about growing up with her only sister whom she refers to as "The Angel"; and the insights she gained while and since writing the book.
To cancel this morning show because I missed a few interesting key points and for a better title, in hopes of a listener's better understanding of Down Syndrome. During the show, jory will go on an internet excursion to see if anything backs up his theory on whether or not the genetic disorder has been brought on by common air pollution, over the past 25 years. So, has the increase of the common activity of driving cars over the past 25 years a contributing factor? Listen and then you decide.
Join us in our chat with Sarah Lotfi, the writer and director of the live action short film, Menschen. Menschen packs a lot of humanity into 30 minutes with the tag “Life Worthy of Life.” We, too, will try to pack a lot into 30 minutes as we hear more about Lotfi’s siblings, each with Down syndrome, her leading co-star Connor Long, and the many human stories and connections she’s experienced from the making of this impactful film.
You can see more about Menschen on their website and Facebook. And Connor Long on Facebook.
What's it like to raise a special needs child, specifically one with down syndrome? I know many of us have fear of that diagnosis during pregnancy, but is it something to fear or something to celebrate? Jaime Harman, a single lesbian mom is on the show to share her experience being a parent to beautiful Jaiden, a four year old born with down syndrome to Jaime and her ex. Jaime has joint custody of Jaiden and shares their journey with the most adorable photos on Instagram (check her out at @jaisquared).
Read Jaime's interview on the Promote Love Movement at http://promotelovemovement.com/2015/07/downsyndromepromotelove/.
Check out LezBeMommies Radio online at www.lezbemommies.com.
Julie Cevallos, from the National Down Syndrome Society, will be our guest on this show.
Julie will join Nicole and Terri to talk about ways in which students with Down Syndrome can be included in the classroom and school life.
For more information, go to www.theinclusiveclass.com.
Down syndrome is the most common genetic disorder which occurs in 1 out of every 691 babies born in the United States. Dial 347-850-8486 at 8p ET Wednesday, October 22nd as we explore the root cause of Down Syndrome and provide solutions for families affected by it and other learning challenges.
Root Cause Radio contributes to Down Syndrome Awareness Month with this solution filled podcast. Tonight's health panel includes:
Therapeutic scientist Dr. Charlie Abbott, OMD, LAc, LSym of Symptometry of North Carolina, LLC & Director of Administration at the AMERICAN SCHOOL OF SYMPTOMETRY
Special needs teacher & advocate Brandi Blaylock of North Carolina
Pharmacist and Symptometry health coach Dr. Chekesha Patrick of Georgia
Root Cause Radio - Sharing the Secrets of Optimal Health - www.RootCauseRadio.com
Do you have a loved one in your life with Down Syndrome? Did you know October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month?
Join author, blogger, writer and Writestream founder Dariaanne for Writestream Tuesday on October 14 at 1 p.m. Eastern when she'll discuss Down Syndrome Awareness and a very special family member named Ralph. She'll talk about her article A Little Down Syndrome, along with some sobering statistics regarding Down Syndrome and abortion. During the live show, she welcomes callers to contact her at (347) 945-7246 to share their stories of family members and friends with Down Syndrome who have enriched their lives.
In the second half of the broadcast, stay tuned for some public service satire with the Right Wing Riot featuring the Luminaries of Liberty - Scary Smart, Ms. Always Right, and The Prince of Whitebread.
On This Episode of The Beautiful Butterfly Show we will be Discussing " Understanding Down Syndrome". When it comes to Down Syndrome alot of people are often left clueless and to what it entails, how does it happen???... what its like for a child?? and what a parent goes through raising a child with Down Syndrome. Today Ms Teri The Advocate will be Joining us and sharing her personal story as she is raising a daughter with Down Syndrome!
***Down syndrome (DS), also called Trisomy 21, is a condition in which extra genetic material causes delays in the way a child develops, both mentally and physically. It affects about 1 in every 800 babies born in the United States.
Though Down syndrome can't be prevented, it can be detected before a child is born. The health problems that may go along with DS can be treated, and many resources are available to help kids and their families who are
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