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This is the podcast series for the Down Syndrome Center of Western Pennsylvania at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.

Down Syndrome Center Podcast Kishore Vellody, MD

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    • 5.0 • 41 Ratings

This is the podcast series for the Down Syndrome Center of Western Pennsylvania at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.

    #115 - Approach to Selective ("Picky") Eaters

    #115 - Approach to Selective ("Picky") Eaters

    Selective (or "Picky") eaters are common in Pediatrics.  Many parents receive advice on how to manage but what does the data show?  Ann Meyers from Clinical Nutrition and Sarah Rossman from Occupational Therapy joined the podcast today to discuss this very important topic.
    Resources
    Tips for Feeding Picky Eaters - HealthyChildren.org
    Child of Mine: Feeding with Love and Good Sense, Revised and Updated Edition: Satter, Ellyn: 8601419522477: Amazon.com: Books
    Fearless Feeding: How to Raise Healthy Eaters From High Chair to High School: Jacobsen, Maryann, Castle, Jill: 9781732866201: Amazon.com: Books
    Join Us!
    If you would like to partner in the work of the Down Syndrome Center, please visit http://www.givetochildrens.org/downsyndrome.  Thank you!
    Podcast photo credit: Getty Images

    • 26 min
    #114 - Self Talk, The Groove, and Other Common Behaviors in Ds (with Dennis McGuire)

    #114 - Self Talk, The Groove, and Other Common Behaviors in Ds (with Dennis McGuire)

    World-reknowned expert and author on mental health and wellness in people with Down syndrome, Dennis McGuire, joined the podcast today to talk about common (and usually normal) behaviors in older children and adults with Down syndrome. RESOURCES Mental Wellness in Adults with Down Syndrome (Book)
    Mental Wellness in Adults with Down Syndrome: A Guide to Emotional and Behavioral Strengths and Challenges - Woodbine House

    If People with Down Syndrome Ruled the World (Essay)
    National Association for Down Syndrome | If People with Down Syndrome Ruled the World (nads.org)

    If you have benefitted from this podcast, please consider partnering in the work of the Down Syndrome Center at: http://www.givetochildrens.org/downsyndrome.

    • 21 min
    #113 - Behavioral Evaluation and Approach in Older Children (with Dr. Tarin Santamaria)

    #113 - Behavioral Evaluation and Approach in Older Children (with Dr. Tarin Santamaria)

    Dr. Tarin Santamaria, PsyD, NCSP, is the clinical psychologist for our Down Syndrome Center of Western Pennsylvania.  She joined the podcast today to discuss how to assess and approach behaviors in school-aged children with Down syndrome.
    Please consider partnering in the work of the Down Syndrome Center by visiting http://www.givetochildrens.org/downsyndrome 

    • 19 min
    #112 - COVID, Delta, and Ds (with Dr. Andrew Nowalk)

    #112 - COVID, Delta, and Ds (with Dr. Andrew Nowalk)

    Dr. Nowalk joined to talk about the Delta variant outbreak and the potential impact for people with Down syndrome.
    Pittsburgh Vaccine Trials Unit
    https://covid19research.pitt.edu/pvtu
    CDC COVID Data
    https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

    • 26 min
    #111 - School Based Physical Therapy in Children with Down syndrome (with Hellen Milligan, PT, MPT))

    #111 - School Based Physical Therapy in Children with Down syndrome (with Hellen Milligan, PT, MPT))

    Helen Milligan, physical therapist with the Trisomy 21 Program at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, joined the podcast to answer a listener question regarding physical therapy in the school aged child.

    • 22 min
    #110 - COVID and Return to School 2021 (with Dr. Andrew Nowalk)

    #110 - COVID and Return to School 2021 (with Dr. Andrew Nowalk)

    Dr. Nowalk joined the podcast to discuss return to school for 2021 and ways that it looks different than even last year.  

    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
41 Ratings

41 Ratings

amymomgrandma ,

Great content!

Wonderful information. As a mom of a 35 year old, I am still learning better ways to help my sweet daughter. Thank you for this excellent talk on stuttering!

MundyHC ,

Thank you!!!!

Thank you for this incredible podcast! It’s informative, but not overwhelming or depressing. Dr. Vellody and his guests are honest, uplifting, and approachable. I feel very grateful to have found this ahead of the COVID-19 pandemic, and look forward to listening to previous episodes. Thank you again from the bottom of my heart!

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Thanks!

Just found this and am catching up on my commute! Really appreciate the information! Our son Winston is 1!

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