Create an Inclusive IEP for the new School Year


We are very excited to announce that Sara Jo Soldovieri, Taishoff Inclusive Education Fellow at National Down Syndrome Society and head of the National Down Syndrome Society’s Inclusive Education Task Force, has offered to come to Buffalo on Saturday August 26th. She will meet with parents for a general presentation style ‘talk’, and/or one-on-one session, in order … Continue reading Create an Inclusive IEP for the new School Year

#TherapyThursday


Happy #TherapyThursday! Our little friend, Paul, just had his post operative appointment with Lori Overland, from Alphabet Soup. We are using the Z Vibe (from Talk Tools Speech & Therapy Tools) to exercise and retrain the muscles in Paul’s mouth, since his tongue and lip tie surgery. Children with Down syndrome often need to be taught how … Continue reading #TherapyThursday

What’s Your Inclusion Story?


As part of the National Down Syndrome Society’s Inclusive Education Initiative, 21_Connect is collecting stories, both good and bad, about inclusion. These stories will be used to influence federal and state educational legislation priorities with the hopes that our nation will begin to embrace differences within our schools. If you have a story about a child … Continue reading What’s Your Inclusion Story?