Daily Archives: April 13, 2012

Questions and Answers

Heather Fillmore says: April 13, 2012 at 4:58 pm (Edit) Hi! I love your website! Thank you so much for providing all this valuable information for me. We have a 6 year old daugther with DS that we adopted from a Russian … Continue reading

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Chewing exercise for children with Down Syndrome….and children presenting with chewing delays

This is a very simple exercise….and is frequently motivating for little ones. Take a preferred yogurt….put inside of a straw…close off both ends with a clip strong enough to keep the straw from leaking yogurt.  Put the yogurt in the … Continue reading

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Worth it!

My home-made card from Gregory…a picture of the two of us holding a heart…it’s hard to read the print…and I could not enlarge anymore…it says: I love mom  I love Gman Gregory is a daily reminder….that even though finding the … Continue reading

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Exercises to Decrease Drooling

 EXERCISES TO DECREASE DROOLING: Oral Motor exercise to only be used with a speech and language pathologist     Oral-Facial FacilitationThe aim of this technique is to improve oral function therefore increasing the ability to control saliva.Oral-facial facilitation is a … Continue reading

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Questions and Answers?

Lila says:   April 11, 2012 at 11:38 pm (Edit)   QUESTION: I wish I had known of your website sooner! My daughter, Isabella was born with Down Syndrome and is now 4 years old. We live in a 3rd … Continue reading

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