Mary has a wide ranging discussion with Cally Wesson, CEO of British Columbia’s chapter of Variety The Children’s Charity. Cally explains the history of Variety, services that they provide, volunteers, and events they put on, including the annual Show Of Hearts Telethon. Recorded on location at the Variety offices in Burnaby B.C. https://www.variety.bc.ca/ https://variety.org/
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T21Mom – Episode 10: Walk Run Swim! Physiotherapist Brenda Horton
Mary talks with Physiotherapist Brenda Horton about how she helped Ainsley, and other children with Down syndrome, learn to walk, run, and swim.
T21Mom – Episode 9: Understanding Occupational Therapy with Hina
T21Mom – Episode 9 : Hina, the Down Syndrome Resource Foundation’s Occupational Therapist joins us for a conversation about how children with Down syndrome can learn to understand and control their body’s movements, and why the term “Occupational” is a bit of a misnomer. Understanding Sensory Processing – https://www.spdstar.org/basic/understanding-sensory-processing-disorder Developmental Progression Pyramid – (the pyramid …
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T21Mom – Episode 8 : “Let’s Talk” with Riley
The Down Syndrome Resource Foundation’s Speech Pathologist, Riley, joins Mary for an in depth and wide ranging look at the work required to help kids with Down syndrome learn to communicate. Here are some of the links mentioned on the show. For more links to studies and tips on speech and communication, please check our …
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T21Mom – Episode 7 : Baskets Of Love With Danielle Gibbons
Mary talks with Danielle Gibbons, founder of the non-profit Baskets Of Love. Baskets Of Love delivers baskets full of information and goodies to new parents of babies with Down syndrome. They also talk about the Tea21Moms event. Links: Baskets Of Love Contact www.basketsofloveds.com E-Mail – [email protected] Instagram – @basketsofloveds Facebook – Baskets of Love …
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T21 Mom – Episode 6 : Work Life Balance
Mary talks to Ron about the challenges and struggles of life as a single mother of a special needs child. Her labours to find suitable daycare, travelling to and from specialist appointments, finding time for the basics like groceries, and extensive efforts to work with her employer to understand her unique circumstance.
T21Mom – Episode 5 : Interview With Kelci
Mary talks with the amazing Kelci, a mother of eight who’s family chose to adopt another two babies with Down syndrome. Check out her Instagram at BF_BROS.