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Life Moves-Marty is Seven!

It has been a long time, since I have written of my grandson Marty who has DS.  Life just gets in the way:)  Marty is in school now, first grade!!  He is writing his name!! Using scissors!! Spelling!! Though still … Continue reading

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Marty Turns 4

Marty has a determination and confidence in all that he does.  You can see it in his face as he concentrates on accomplishing a new task.  He has conquered his discomfort with cups  and no longer drinks with a sippy … Continue reading

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Big Brother Marty

With the recent addition of his sister Adele and with 18 month old Silas, Marty is the attentive big brother of two now.  Marty adores his family.  He loves  to watch movies side by side with his brother and goes … Continue reading

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DS- Teaching Tools

Learning and memory require balance between inhibition and excitation in the brain.  In Down Syndrome, according to Dr Omar Khwaia, there appears to be excessive inhibition by GABA neurons.  How to overcome this?  Currently Roche is in clinical trials for a … Continue reading

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