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#98 - World Down Syndrome Day Special Interview!

Down Syndrome Center Podcast

Release Date: 03/21/2021

#102 - Orthodontic Care (with Dr. Lindsay Schuster) show art #102 - Orthodontic Care (with Dr. Lindsay Schuster)

Down Syndrome Center Podcast

Listen as Dr. Vellody answers yet another listener question, this time discussing orthodontic care with Dr. Lindsay Schuster.  

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#101 - 2021 NDSC Convention (with Sarah Hill) show art #101 - 2021 NDSC Convention (with Sarah Hill)

Down Syndrome Center Podcast

Dr. Vellody is joined by Sarah Hill who is the Convention Director for the National Down Syndrome Congress.  The 2021 NDSC Convention is a one-of-a-kind opportunity for families and self-advocates to get information on Down syndrome.  This year's NDSC Convention will be virtual and offer loads of opportunities for attendees that are discussed on this podcast.  To learn more or to register for the NDSC Convention, go to .

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#100 - The 100th Podcast! show art #100 - The 100th Podcast!

Down Syndrome Center Podcast

Join us as we remember the history of this podcast and hear beautiful music and testimonials shared by our listeners.  And take a listen to this song by Troy Griffith. Troy Griffith "Ten by Twelve" Music Video   

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#99 - Education in Ds - Past, Present, and Future (with Ricki Sabia, JD) show art #99 - Education in Ds - Past, Present, and Future (with Ricki Sabia, JD)

Down Syndrome Center Podcast

Dr. Vellody was joined by NDSC Senior Education Policy Advisor Ricki Sabia to discuss topics surrounding Education in people with Down syndrome.  Ricki shared her extensive expertise in this area as well as her personal experiences as a mother navigating the educational landscape.

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#98 - World Down Syndrome Day Special Interview! show art #98 - World Down Syndrome Day Special Interview!

Down Syndrome Center Podcast

In honor of World Down Syndrome Day, we had some VERY special guests including my brother and parents!  Listen in as they discuss their experiences 46 years ago this month and how they compare to today.  

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#97 - COVID and DS - Variants, Vaccines, and a New Study in Ds (with Dr. Andrew Nowalk) show art #97 - COVID and DS - Variants, Vaccines, and a New Study in Ds (with Dr. Andrew Nowalk)

Down Syndrome Center Podcast

Dr. Andrew Nowalk, pediatric infectious diseases specialist at the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, joins Dr. Vellody to talk about current topics of variants, vaccines, and a new study in Down syndrome from the T21-RS group.  

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#96 - Skin Conditions in Down Syndrome, Part 2 (with Dr. Jillian Rork) show art #96 - Skin Conditions in Down Syndrome, Part 2 (with Dr. Jillian Rork)

Down Syndrome Center Podcast

Dr. Jillian Rork joins the podcast again today as a board certified pediatric dermatologist to discuss skin conditions in Down syndrome.  This is Part 2 of a video podcast series on this topic.  Topics in today's episode include: Seborrheic dermatitis Folliculitis Hidradenitis suppurativa Acanthosis nigricans Psoriasis Vitiligo Syringomas Toenail fungus (onychomycosis) Premature aging Skin cancers

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#95 - Feeding in Infants with Down Syndrome show art #95 - Feeding in Infants with Down Syndrome

Down Syndrome Center Podcast

Dr. Vellody was joined by specialists from the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Feeding Team to discuss techniques to effectively feed infants with Down syndrome.  Many thanks to our guests on the podcast: Uzma Faisal (Lactation) Jamie Scheller (Occupational Therapy) Sheri Rosen (Speech Therapy)

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#94 - Skin Conditions in Down Syndrome, Part 1 (with Dr. Jillian Rork) show art #94 - Skin Conditions in Down Syndrome, Part 1 (with Dr. Jillian Rork)

Down Syndrome Center Podcast

Dr. Jillian Rork joins the podcast today as a board certified pediatric dermatologist to discuss skin conditions in Down syndrome.  This is Part 1 of a video podcast series on this topic.  Topics in today's episode include: Dry skin Keratosis pilaris Eczema Cutis marmorata Dry lips, angular chelitis Fissured tongue Perioral dermatitis Diaper rash Alopecia areata

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#93 - Infantile Spasms (with Dr. Nicole Baumer) show art #93 - Infantile Spasms (with Dr. Nicole Baumer)

Down Syndrome Center Podcast

Dr. Nicole Baumer joined the podcast again today, this time to discuss a type of seizure called infantile spams that are seen more commonly in people with Down syndrome. For more information and helpful videos, see: Epilepsy Foundation   Dr. Baumer's Summary

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In honor of World Down Syndrome Day, we had some VERY special guests including my brother and parents!  Listen in as they discuss their experiences 46 years ago this month and how they compare to today.