We are thankful to have Dr. Brian Skotko on today’s episode. Dr. Brian is the director of the Down Syndrome Program at Massachusetts General Hospital, a Board-certified medical geneticist and has dedicated his professional energies toward children with cognitive and developmental disabilities. Today we talk about his new online clinic, DSC2U, the importance of inclusion and how we as a community can help the medical profession improve their delivery of a Down syndrome diagnosis.
Chris joins us again with his parents, Nik and Patty to discuss how they have changed their approach to learning and how that prepared Chris to become the first person with Down syndrome to complete an IRONMAN.
Steven Gustafson is a founding member and bassist of the band 10,000 Maniacs. His sister, Cathy, had Down syndrome and we got a chance to discuss with him the impact she had on his life and the lives around her.
Our enlightening and inspiring interview with Sader Issa. As parents we are always told what our children will never do. What if those limits were not part of the conversation?
This song, "Chromosome", is the theme music for our Down syndrome parenting podcast.
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