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T21 Mom Podcast

A family podcast about

Down syndrome, single parenting, special needs,

and pretty much everything in between.

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T21Mom – Episode 18 : Surviving the IEP – Individualized Education Plan

Mary talks about her experiences with creating an Individualized Education Plan for Ainsley and the struggle of getting the school to play a positive role in the process. Link...

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T21Mom – Episode 17 : Katie Rinald – Potty Training

Mary talks with Katie Rinald of Blackbird Special Education about her approach to intensive potty training. Blackbird Special Education   http://blackbirdse.com Katie@blackbirdse.com Chummie Alarms     https://chummiebedwettingalarm.com/

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T21Mom – Episode 16 : Jen Ghioda – Early Intervention Support Worker

Mary talks with Jen Ghioda, an Early Intervention Support Worker, about her role in finding and securing resources for families of children with DS.

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T21MOM – EPISODE 15 : SUSAN FAWCETT DIRECTOR OF THERAPY, BEHAVIOUR, AND FAMILY SUPPORT SERVICES – DSRF

DOWN SYNDROME RESOURCE FOUNDATION https://www.dsrf.org/ 10 POSITIVE BEHAVIOUR SUPPORT STRATEGIES 1.  Down syndrome-specific setting event strategies   2.  Environment-specific setting event strategies   3.  Effective requests   4.  Offering...

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T21Mom Special Presentation – Brian Donovan & Kelly’s Hollywood

Actor, Producer, Director, DS Advocate, and Motivational Speaker Brian Donovan has an in depth conversation with Mary and Ron about his sister Kelly. The conversation roams from Brian &...

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T21Mom – Episode 13 : Jen Jacob of the Down Syndrome Diagnosis Network

Mary talks with Jen Jacob, Founder of the Down Syndrome Diagnosis Network, about their work with health care professionals so they better understand Down syndrome, and issues such as...

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