Episode Archives

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

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