T21Mom – Episode 29 : Sharon Perry – The Rockin’ Ties That Bind

Mary talks with her good friend Sharon, from England, about the Rockin Mom connection that spans oceans. The two met while at the Rockin’ Mom Retreat in Phoenix.

T21Mom – Episode 28 : Kristy Fuller – Mosaic Down Syndrome

Mary talks with Kristy Fuller about her son, Karver who has mosaic Down syndrome.

International Mosaic Down Syndrome Association https://www.imdsa.org/

T21Mom – Episode 27 : Dr Susan Fawcett – More on the Dual Diagnosis

Mary talks with Dr Susan Fawcett of the Down Syndrome Resource Foundation about the challenges of a dual diagnosis of Down syndrome and Autism.

Putting The Pieces Together https://www.dsrf.org/blog/putting-the-pieces-together–the-down-syndrome-autism-connection

The Down Syndrome Resource Foundation https://www.dsrf.org/

Email Dr. Susan Fawcett : susan@dsrf.org

T21Mom – Episode 26 : Katie Rinald Returns for More On Potty Training

Building on her appearance in Episode 17, Katie Rinald returns to chat with Mary about steps and techniques for potty training.

Katie Rinald, BCBA Co-Director Blackbird Special Education https://blackbirdse.com/katie-rinald-bcba

Chummie Bedwetting Alarm https://chummiebedwettingalarm.com/

Ikea Chlldren’s Potty https://www.ikea.com/ca/en/p/lilla-childrens-potty-green-30193163/

Toilet Training Videos – YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HP60MoDRPdM

T21Mom – Episode 25: Self Care with Sinead Quinn

Mary talks with Sinead Quinn, a wellness coach who specializes in self-care of Special Needs Moms.

Grateful Wellness https://grateful-wellness.com/

Grateful Wellness For Special Needs Moms Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/groups/gwspecialneedsmoms/

“We Call B.S.” Podcast https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/we-call-b-s/id1481416740

T21Mom – Episode 24 : Special Needs Parents & Burnout

In the opening episode of Series 2 Mary and Ron talk about frustration, tears, and how to recognize when you’ve “maxed out” as a special needs parent.

The Christmas Show

Mary and Ron discuss Christmas traditions and how she includes Ainsley in all of them.

Don’t forget to send an e-mail to info@t21mom.com to enter the contest to win one of two Sm:)e Band Christmas CD’s.

https://www.smileband.ca/ The Smile Band Website

T21Mom – Episode 22 : All About Us

In the last episode of Season 1 Mary and Ron talk about how it all started. From our favourite episodes, where the show might go in Season 2, what we’re doing on the hiatus, and some possible forays into other media streams it’s a broad ranging discussion.
There is wine, beer, and Miss A’s Cookies to help us along.

T21Mom.com Web Site Design by Doug at Doug Murray Productions

Theme Music by Nam Kyo Kim at Skylark Therapy

For more resources:

Down Syndrome Resource Foundation

Down Syndrome Diagnosis Network

Variety, The Children’s Charity

T21Mom – Episode 21 : The Rockin Mom Retreat

Mary and Ron talk about Mary’s recent trip to Nashville for the Rockin Mom Retreat. Mary talks to a number of the Retreat guests about where they’re from and what they do for self-care.

Head on over to the T21Mom Facebook page for some pics and videos. A word of caution – wine may have been involved.

For more on musician Luke Bryan

For more on musician Mark Wills

T21Mom – Episode 20 : Dr. Karen Bopp – The Dual Diagnosis – Down Syndrome & Autism

Mary talks with Dr. Karen Bopp about a dual diagnosis of Down syndrome and Autism, something previously thought impossible. They also talk about therapies, diagnosis methods, and support networks.

Links mentioned in the show: