In this week’s episode Lori and Stephen visit with Jake Pratt, who with a little support, advocacy and inclusion is living his dreams and changing the narrative.
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. In this week’s episode Dr. Skotko shares the most up to date information surrounding the effects of COVID-19 on individuals with Down syndrome. We discuss the importance, safety and science of the vaccine along with tools to help with the process.
As parents, we all find ourselves dealing with confusing emotions and challenges from time to time. In this conversation, Zen Buddhist Priest Karen Maezen Miller, gives us some guidance to help us deal with the negative.
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.