Podcast

T21Mom – Episode 38 : Lisa Thomas on Daughter Sarah’s Leukemia Treatment

Mary talks with her friend, Lisa about leaving Alaska for Portland, Oregon to get treatment for her daughter Sarah’s Leukemia.

Instagram: SuperSarahk https://www.instagram.com/supersarahak/

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/storyofSarah/

Be The Match (United States) https://bethematch.org/

Canadian Blood Services https://blood.ca/en

T21Mom – Episode 37 : A Conversation With Dennis

Mary talks with her boyfriend, Dennis, about his perspectives on Mary and Ainsley.

T21Mom – Episode 36 : Coping With Everything – A Personal Look

Mary and Ron talk about the overwhelming personal load on a special needs parent during the current state of affairs.

T21Mom – Episode 35 : Educational Assistants with Roni Webster

Mary talks with her daughter Ainsley’s Educational Assistant, Roni Webster about the role and function of an EA.

This Is Ella by Krista Ewert https://books.friesenpress.com/store/title/119734000043463155/Krista-Ewert-This-Is-Ella

We’ll Paint The Octopus Red by Stephanie Stuve-Bodeen https://www.woodbinehouse.com/product/well-paint-the-octopus-red/

T21Mom – Episode 34 : Open Heart Surgery with Frank Bath

Mary talks with her friend Frank Bath about his daughter Ellie’s open heart surgery. It’s a poignant look at the process, and the toll of major surgery on children and their parents.

T21Mom – Episode 33: Schooling At Home with Christine Kasper Wiebe

Mary talks with home schooling advocate and practitioner Christine Kasper Wiebe about tips and insights for parents who now face the prospect of educating their children at home.

Welcome to Mrs Brown’s House https://www.sohappytolearn.com/

T21Mom – Episode 32: Dr. Erica Peirson on DS Kids and Covid 19

Mary and Ron chat about creating their first show from separate locations as they engage in physical distancing. Then Mary talks with Dr. Erica Peirson, of the Peirson Center For Children about looking after children with Down syndrome in these health challenging times.

The Peirson Center For Children https://www.peirsoncenter.com/

http://Systematic review and meta-analysis shows a specific micronutrient profile in people with Down Syndrome: Lower blood calcium, selenium and zinc, higher red blood cell copper and zinc, and higher salivary calcium and sodium

http://Zn2+ Inhibits Coronavirus and Arterivirus RNA Polymerase Activity In Vitro and Zinc Ionophores Block the Replication of These Viruses in Cell Culture

Vitamin D for prevention of respiratory tract infections: A systematic review and meta-analysis https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3543548/

T21Mom – Episode 31 : John’s Crazy Socks

Mary talks with John and Mark Cronin about John’s online sock business, John’s Crazy Socks. It’s an inspirational and entertaining story about their company’s mission to spread happiness.

John’s Crazy Socks Webpage https://johnscrazysocks.com/
John Cronin on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChQzvQju2SQiW9rIf5JNsVQ/playlists

T21Mom – Episode 30: Reading With Eleanor Stewart

Mary talks with Reading Therapist Eleanor Stewart from the Down Syndrome Resource Foundation about helping special needs kiddos learn to read.

Down Syndrome Resource Foundation Videos

Reading Rockets

DSRF Video Playlist on YouTube

Down Syndrome Resource Foundation Web Page