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Effectiveness of virtual reality using Wii gaming technology in children with Down syndrome by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Mon 11 Apr 2011 1:49am I’ve read a lot about the benefits of the iPad over the past year. And, yes, it is a very good thing to add to the arsenal of tools to help disabled people. But the iPad is not the only new technology gadget on the market, and this was made clear in an article: Effectiveness of virtual reality using Wii gaming technology in children with Do ... Read on »
Gifts: Mothers Reflect on How Children with Down Syndrome Enrich Their Lives by Bethany B. Patient Expert Posted Thu 22 Jan 2009 6:19pm I am a contributor to a book called Gifts: Mothers Reflect on How Children with Down Syndrome Enrich Their Lives. Gifts is a candid and poignant collection of personal stories from 63 mothers who describe the gifts of respect, strength, delight, perspective and love, which their child with Down syndrome has brought into their lives. This book is ... Read on »
Divorce Rates Lower Among Parents Of Children With Down Syndrome by Jan Patient Expert Posted Sat 23 Jan 2010 5:21pm The "Down syndrome Advantage" gotta love it. _________________________________________________________________ Divorce Rates Lower Among Parents Of Children With Down Syndrome Vanderbilt Kennedy Center (VKC) researchers are reporting slightlylower divorce rates for families raising a child with Down syndrome than in the comparison groups, ... Read on »
American Families Saving Children With Down Syndrome by Michelle Patient Expert Posted Tue 27 Dec 2011 12:00am Last night ABC News aired a segment on a family in Utah who adopted a little girl with Down syndrome from Ukraine. What a positive message this was and such great awareness for the plight of orphans in Eastern Europe and for Reece's Rainbow ! Here is the video that aired: video platform video management video solutions video player ... Read on »
Adopting children with Down syndrome: pros and cons by Leticia V. Patient Expert Posted Thu 13 Nov 2008 3:49am Here's a wonderful article in the Washington Post about the family of Mommy Life's Barbara Curtis. She and her husband Tripp have adopted three children with Down syndrome. They surrendered their family plans to God and He has blessed them abundantly. Here's Barbara's reaction when their biological child with T21 was born, "In 1992, Jonny was bo ... Read on »
Study shows Low Melatonin in children with Down Syndrome by Qadoshyah Posted Thu 10 Nov 2011 10:00am I thought this was an interesting study. I will bold the most important parts, so you don't have to read through it all to see the conclusion. Although we do not, a lot of people supplement extra Melatonin to their children with DS to help with sleep. This study is interesting in light of that, as a lot of people with DS respond really well to ... Read on »
Health and Children with Down syndrome by Lisa Patient Expert Posted Mon 29 Jun 2009 6:06pm When Bridget was little, we heard over and over how children with Down syndrome are more likely than typical children to have hearing and vision difficulties, thyroid dysfunction and an increased risk of developing leukemia(in addition to the heart defects and complications in roughly half of kids with Ds). We heard that children with Down syn ... Read on »
New software helps children with Down syndrome learn to read by Leticia V. Patient Expert Posted Wed 27 Jan 2010 9:47am One of the many topics of conversation on my round trip drive to DC for the KIDS event at the March for Life with a pro-life physician who happens to have a daugher with Down syndrome was how our children learn to read. I had heard that phonics don't work, and she has heard that they do. Frustrating as it is to have conflicting informatio ... Read on »
Why Does Termination of Children with Down syndrome Affect us so deeply? by Jan Patient Expert Posted Sat 13 Jun 2009 12:07am 1 Comment Many who contemplate abortion of their prenatally diagnosed child with Down syndrome don't understand why their decision to terminate even remotely has anything to do with us, our families, who have a member with trisomy 21. No, its not that we are all holier than thou moralists that want to push our views upon you. Many of us are pro ... Read on »
New Research on how children with Down syndrome learn by Leticia V. Patient Expert Posted Sat 01 Nov 2008 11:39pm http://www.accessibility.com.au/news/how-children-with-down-syndrome-learn Read on »