Monthly Archives: June 2012

How to help your newborn with Down Syndrome….yes’s and no’s

I am starting off my post with a big thank you to both Sara Rosenfeld-Johnson from www.talktools.com and of course to Lori Overland…also from www.talktools.com for teaching me so much.  I have not met either of them…but have purchased many DVD’s through … Continue reading

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Straw Drinking Hierarchy in children with Down Syndrome..and a special thank you

  The straw that you see above is the first one in the straw hierarchy….it is Hello Kitty…the one below is also the first straw (both bunny and Hello Kitty are the first straw to be used in the hierarchy).  … Continue reading

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Tip of the day for children with Down Syndrome

Thanks once again to Sara Rosenfeld-Johnson…and to Lori Overland for sharing and teaching me so much…they do not know me….however I know them…and probably have purchased every DVD www.talktools.com has for sale….anyway…below is a simple tip of the day:   … Continue reading

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Best apps for kids!

Friday brings very exciting news…..I am so excited to say that the app I developed with my good friend Melissa will be available on Apple’s itunes store in about five days!!! First I would like to thank my good friend … Continue reading

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Is being a mama worth it?

    Over the past few weeks…some of the Marino’s took turns getting sick…..Gregory and Zach were sick….and me too a day after Gregory….but we are now feeling better…the three of us….however….it was Katie’s turn to feel a little under … Continue reading

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Is being a mama worth it?

I am not sure that I ever actually posted this G-ism…I think when I first wrote about the story below….I just wrote about it under Gregory’s page (G-ism’s)…so…..below is one of my favorite stories….and wanted to share again for friends that … Continue reading

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How to teach cup drinking in children with Down Syndrome

    Once again…thank you to Lori Overland….for all that you have taught me and shared….helping me to help so many mamas all over the world. Between six and eight months of age you can start teaching cup drinking to … Continue reading

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How to teach chewing hierarchy level number four in children with Down Syndrome

As always…a big thank you to Lori Overland for sharing and teaching me so much over the past year.  I have purchased many of her DVD’s, products and teaching materials through   www.talktools.com.  Your life takes you where you are supposed to be…and … Continue reading

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Worth It!

    I was home from work today…..my Gregory was sick yesterday…he had a fever..so I had to keep him home from school today.   Well….the virus he had…..he shared it with me…so today I spent the day home with him….he told … Continue reading

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