If We Knew Then - Down Syndrome Podcast show

If We Knew Then - Down Syndrome Podcast

Summary: We are Stephen and Lori Saux and welcome to the If We Knew Then Podcast. We are parents of two children and one of them has Down Syndrome, Liam. When Liam was born we didn't know very much about Down Syndrome and most of the information we did have didn't seem very hopeful and positive. Well this podcast aims to share honest and useful conversations about supports, therapies, education and society as it pertains to Down Syndrome advocacy and parenting. WEBSITE: https://ifweknewthen.com

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 44. Looking Back At A Decade: Liam Turns 10 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 35:02

Stephen and Lori discuss the process of acceptance, the importance of communication and how to take time for yourself. Originally set for release a year ago, this episode celebrates Liam's 10th birthday and all the accomplishments and lessons learned over a wonderful decade.Episode Transcript: https://ifweknewthen701833686.wordpress.com/2021/02/18/44-looking-back-at-a-decade-liam-turns-10/2/Please follow us on Twitter @ifweknewthenPOD you can drop us a line on our Facebook page @ifweknewthenPOD or visit our website https://www.IfWeKnewThen.com to send us an email with questions and comments. You can join our mailing list there and get alerts of future podcast episodes. Thank you again and we look forward to you joining us on the next episode of IF WE KNEW THEN.

 43. Occupational Therapy with Erin Stanford of McRory Pediatrics - Part 2 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 56:53

Occupational Therapist, Erin Stanford from McRory Pediatrics, visits us again for Part 2 of our OT discussion. This week we concentrate on behavior and what information parents should have to provide the best supports for their child.The McRory Pediatrics Website: https://www.mcrorypediatrics.comEpisode Transcript: https://ifweknewthen701833686.wordpress.com/2021/02/08/43-occupational-therapy-erin-stanford-of-mcrory-pediatrics-part-2/2/Please follow us on Twitter @ifweknewthenPOD you can drop us a line on our Facebook page @ifweknewthenPOD or visit our website https://www.IfWeKnewThen.com to send us an email with questions and comments. You can join our mailing list there and get alerts of future podcast episodes. Thank you again and we look forward to you joining us on the next episode of IF WE KNEW THEN.

 42. Occupational Therapy with Erin Stanford of McRory Pediatrics - Part 1 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 58:11

Occupational Therapist at McRory Pediatrics, Erin Stanford, visits us to discuss at home and at school OT and helps us more clearly define the overlap of this therapy with Physical Therapy, Speech and Behavior Therapies.The McRory Pediatrics Website: https://www.mcrorypediatrics.comEpisode Transcript: https://ifweknewthen701833686.wordpress.com/2021/02/04/42-occupational-therapy-erin-stanford-of-mcrory-pediatrics-part-1/2/Please follow us on Twitter @ifweknewthenPOD you can drop us a line on our Facebook page @ifweknewthenPOD or visit our website https://www.IfWeKnewThen.com to send us an email with questions and comments. You can join our mailing list there and get alerts of future podcast episodes. Thank you again and we look forward to you joining us on the next episode of IF WE KNEW THEN.

 41. Behavior: A Conversation with Kyle Davis of McRory Pediatrics | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:23:53

Clinical Supervisor of Behavioral Services at McRoryPediatrics, Kyle Davis, visits us to discuss behavioral issues at home and at school. He also answers questions about when, how and why behaviors need to be addressed.The McRory Pediatrics Website: https://www.mcrorypediatrics.comEpisode Transcript: https://ifweknewthen701833686.wordpress.com/2021/01/28/41-behavior-a-conversation-with-kyle-davis-of-mcrory-pediatrics/2/Please follow us on Twitter @ifweknewthenPOD you can drop us a line on our Facebook page @ifweknewthenPOD or visit our website https://www.IfWeKnewThen.com to send us an email with questions and comments. You can join our mailing list there and get alerts of future podcast episodes. Thank you again and we look forward to you joining us on the next episode of IF WE KNEW THEN.

 40. Discussing Supports with Nikki McRory of McRory Pediatrics | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 43:02

Nikki McRory is the founder of McRory Pediatrics and in this episode Nikki gives us an insightful look at the different therapies that can help support your child in reaching their potential.The McRory Pediatrics Website: https://www.mcrorypediatrics.comThe Hanen Centre: http://www.hanen.org/Episode Transcript: https://ifweknewthen701833686.wordpress.com/2021/01/21/40-discussing-supports-with-nikki-mcrory-of-mcrory-pediatrics/2Please follow us on Twitter @ifweknewthenPOD you can drop us a line on our Facebook page @ifweknewthenPOD or visit our website https://www.IfWeKnewThen.com to send us an email with questions and comments. You can join our mailing list there and get alerts of future podcast episodes. Thank you again and we look forward to you joining us on the next episode of IF WE KNEW THEN.

 39. Our Interview with Steven Gustafson of 10,000 Maniacs | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 58:23

Steven Gustafson is a founding member and bassist of the band 10,000 Maniacs. His sister, Cathy, had Down syndrome and we got a chance to discuss with him the impact she had on his life and the lives around her.Episode Transcript: https://ifweknewthen701833686.wordpress.com/2021/01/15/39-our-interview-with-steven-gustafson-from-10000-maniacs/2/Please follow us on Twitter @ifweknewthenPOD you can drop us a line on our Facebook page @ifweknewthenPOD or visit our website https://www.IfWeKnewThen.com to send us an email with questions and comments. You can join our mailing list there and get alerts of future podcast episodes. Thank you again and we look forward to you joining us on the next episode of IF WE KNEW THEN.

 38. Moving Into A New Year One Moment At A Time | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 24:44

In this episode Stephen and Lori discuss facing some of the difficulties of 2020 and how to move onto a fresh new year in a positive way.Episode Transcript: https://ifweknewthen701833686.wordpress.com/2021/01/06/38-moving-into-a-new-year-one-moment-at-a-time/2/ Please follow us on Twitter @ifweknewthenPOD you can drop us a line on our Facebook page @ifweknewthenPOD or visit our website https://www.IfWeKnewThen.com to send us an email with questions and comments. You can join our mailing list there and get alerts of future podcast episodes. Thank you again and we look forward to you joining us on the next episode of IF WE KNEW THEN.

 37. Our Community’s Response To Emmerdale’s Negative Storyline About Down Syndrome - Cristina Bowman | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 40:16

In this episode we talk with Cristina Bowman of Diff-Ability about the British soap opera Emmerdale and it’s recent storyline which depicts a couple having an abortion because their baby has Down syndrome. Petition against Emmerdale: https://www.change.org/p/itv-bin-emmerdale-s-prejudiced-storyline-about-down-s-syndrome?recruited_by_id=2f3349b0-f96d-11e5-80fd-c1f380c9ade0 DIff-Ability: https://www.diffability.co.uk 10% Videos: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLzOTYSYK2uvr96j-WowLKrxwDG-u9EsRx  Episode Transcript: https://ifweknewthen701833686.wordpress.com/2020/12/05/37-our-communitys-response-to-emmerdales-negative-storyline-about-down-syndrome-with-cristina-bowman/2/  Please follow us on Twitter @ifweknewthenPOD you can drop us a line on our Facebook page @ifweknewthenPOD or visit our website https://www.IfWeKnewThen.com to send us an email with questions and comments. You can join our mailing list there and get alerts of future podcast episodes. Thank you again and we look forward to you joining us on the next episode of IF WE KNEW THEN.

 36. Giving Everyone Access to a Down Syndrome Specialty Clinic with DSC2U - Dr. Brian Skotko | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 46:05

We are thankful to have Dr. Brian Skotko on today’s episode. Dr. Brian is the director of the Down Syndrome Program at Massachusetts General Hospital, a Board-certified medical geneticist and has dedicated his professional energies toward children with cognitive and developmental disabilities.  Today we talk about his new online clinic, DSC2U, the importance of inclusion and how we as a community can help the medical profession improve their delivery of a Down syndrome diagnosis.DSC2U: https://dsc2u.org  LUMIND IDSC FOUNDATION: www.lumindidsc.org Episode Transcript: https://ifweknewthen701833686.wordpress.com/2020/11/25/36-giving-everyone-access-to-a-down-syndrome-specialty-clinic-with-dsc2u-dr-brian-skotko/2/ Please follow us on Twitter @ifweknewthenPOD you can drop us a line on our Facebook page @ifweknewthenPOD or visit our website https://www.IfWeKnewThen.com to send us an email with questions and comments. You can join our mailing list there and get alerts of future podcast episodes. Thank you again and we look forward to you joining us on the next episode of IF WE KNEW THEN.

 35. Building a Realistic Approach to a Healthy Dental Routine - Dr. Jill Lasky | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 26:06

In our second interview with Dr. Jill we discuss the methods and tools for parents who want to support their children in making good dental health habits.Lasky Pediatric Dental Group: https://www.laskypediatricdental.comEpisode Transcript: https://ifweknewthen701833686.wordpress.com/2020/11/19/35-creating-a-realistic-approach-to-a-healthy-dental-routine-dr-jill-lasky/2/ Please follow us on Twitter @ifweknewthenPOD you can drop us a line on our Facebook page @ifweknewthenPOD or visit our website https://www.IfWeKnewThen.com to send us an email with questions and comments. You can join our mailing list there and get alerts of future podcast episodes. Thank you again and we look forward to you joining us on the next episode of IF WE KNEW THEN.

 34. How To Use The Summertime To Your Advantage | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 30:49

The summer is a time to play and relax but if you use it as a time to front load for the coming school year, as well, it can be that academic advantage you have been looking for.Episode Transcript: https://ifweknewthen701833686.wordpress.com/2020/11/16/34-how-to-use-the-summertime-to-your-advantage/2/ Please follow us on Twitter @ifweknewthenPOD you can drop us a line on our Facebook page @ifweknewthenPOD or visit our website https://www.IfWeKnewThen.com to send us an email with questions and comments. You can join our mailing list there and get alerts of future podcast episodes. Thank you again and we look forward to you joining us on the next episode of IF WE KNEW THEN.

 33. Our Congratulations Message to New Parents | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 44:03

We originally created this podcast to support parents of children with Down syndrome and this episode is directed specifically to new parents who have just recently received their child’s diagnosis. Our message is of hope and possibility in a world which often offers very little.Episode Transcript: https://ifweknewthen701833686.wordpress.com/2020/11/13/33-our-congratulations-message-to-new-parents/2/Please follow us on Twitter @ifweknewthenPOD you can drop us a line on our Facebook page @ifweknewthenPOD or visit our website https://www.IfWeKnewThen.com to send us an email with questions and comments. You can join our mailing list there and get alerts of future podcast episodes. Thank you again and we look forward to you joining us on the next episode of IF WE KNEW THEN.

 32. Changing Our World - Chris Nikic's 1% Philosophy | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 47:35

Chris joins us again with his parents, Nik and Patty to discuss how they have changed their approach to learning and how that has prepared Chris to do things no person with Down syndrome has ever done before.Chris’s Website: https://chrisnikic.com Episode Transcript: https://ifweknewthen701833686.wordpress.com/2020/11/05/32-changing-our-world-chris-nikics-1-philosophy/2/ Please follow us on Twitter @ifweknewthenPOD you can drop us a line on our Facebook page @ifweknewthenPOD or visit our website https://www.IfWeKnewThen.com to send us an email with questions and comments. You can join our mailing list there and get alerts of future podcast episodes. Thank you again and we look forward to you joining us on the next episode of IF WE KNEW THEN.

 31. Using The Arts To Tell Your Story - A Conversation with Nic Novicki | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 31:32

Nic joins us again to talk about the Easterseals Disability Film Challenge and letting your voice be heard through the arts.Episode Transcript: https://ifweknewthen701833686.wordpress.com/2020/10/29/31-using-the-arts-to-tell-your-story-a-conversation-with-nic-novicki/2/ The Easterseals Disability Film Challenge: https://disabilityfilmchallenge.com Please follow us on Twitter @ifweknewthenPOD you can drop us a line on our Facebook page @ifweknewthenPOD or visit our website https://www.IfWeKnewThen.com to send us an email with questions and comments. You can join our mailing list there and get alerts of future podcast episodes. Thank you again and we look forward to you joining us on the next episode of IF WE KNEW THEN.

 30. Down Syndrome Awareness Month: Working Together To Change Perceptions | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 37:11

In honor of Down Syndrome Awareness Month we discuss our part, as a community, in changing the perceptions of Down syndrome through our thoughts and words. We also look back on some lessons we have learned from past guests.Episode Transcript: https://ifweknewthen701833686.wordpress.com/2020/10/22/30-down-syndrome-awareness-month-working-together-to-change-perceptions/2/ Please follow us on Twitter @ifweknewthenPOD you can drop us a line on our Facebook page @ifweknewthenPOD or visit our website https://www.IfWeKnewThen.com to send us an email with questions and comments. You can join our mailing list there and get alerts of future podcast episodes. Thank you again and we look forward to you joining us on the next episode of IF WE KNEW THEN.

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