Health

By Broadly.vice.com

A lack of sexual education has an impact in all aspects of a person’s life, so why are intellectually disabled people given so few opportunities to learn about sex on their own terms?

https://broadly.vice.com/en_us/article/a-look-at-the-sex-ed-curriculum-taught-to-the-intellectually-disabled

By Brianna Most of my friends have siblings, but almost none of them have one quite like mine. As a sister of a thirteen year old brother with Down syndrome, I often go to friends to tell them a funny story or to vent about a frustrating event that just happened, all revolving around Chris. Despite the times when […]

From abcnews.go.com

Just in time for Father’s Day, a new video celebrates the dads of kids with Down syndrome — and the mutual love between parent and child.

The video was created by the Jerome Lejeune Foundation, a research and advocacy group that last year released the viral hit, “Dear Future Mom.” This year, the group decided to focus on dads.

http://abcnews.go.com/Lifestyle/emotional-fathers-day-video-celebrates-dads-kids-syndrome/story?id=31885062

 

I used one with my son for almost a year… Tracking Options – Many families have been using tracking services for their family members who might wander, and others use these systems to allow the family member some independence. There are two types of tracking – radio frequency (RF) and global positioning system (GPS). Each […]