“Watch their head” has a whole new meaning when handling most infants with Down syndrome. You may have noticed that your child with Down syndrome feels a bit different in your arms than a typical child. Hypotonia effects every muscle from the neck, abs, and even the mouth. It is not necessarily muscle weakness but a decrease in tone.[Read More…]
I believe there are a handful of events that occur in a person’s life that changes them forever. We’re pretty confidant we’d recognize these events the movement they happen. In some cases we will, but more often than not we won’t. In fact, we may not fully understand how one of these events has changed our life until long after the event occurs. These events often camouflage themselves in the routine. In the normal everyday things we do, day in and day out.
It was during the course of one of these normal, everyday, activities that I was blindsided by an event that changed my life, and the life’s of thousands of others. Forever.[Read More…]
Thrive magazine contacted my wife a few months ago asking if we would be interested in doing an interview with them for their “Mom Next Door” series.[Read More…]
It’s hard to believe this is our second Christmas as parents…and especially parents of a child with Down syndrome. Crazy!
This 2nd Christmas as new parents is much different than our 1st Christmas for a number of reasons.[Read More…]
Down Syndrome Resources
Creativity and imagination are important skills to work on in childhood just like learning to crawl … [Read More...]
I'll be honest, when Noah was born pretty everything I knew about Down Syndrome I learned by … [Read More...]
Down Syndrome Therapy
http://youtu.be/39iC8Wu1d8I We're proud to announce that Noah reached another major milestone … [Read More...]
We're a huge fan of teaching Noah baby sign language to help him communicate with us. We have been … [Read More...]