The Brain Coach podcast is hosted by executive function expert and ‘Brain Coach’ Mary Turos. Take a deep dive into executive functions and simple strategies based in neuroscience to overcome obstacles and achieve personal progress. Each episode provides insights from a community of educators, researchers, therapists, clinicians, family members to support a healthy brain.
On today’s episode of the podcast, Brain Coach Mary Turos speaks with Denise, a mom raising a daughter with Down syndrome. Denise discusses her experiences, from receiving her daughter’s initial diagnosis to navigating years of medical programs and everything in between. Mary and Denise talk about myths commonly associated with Down syndrome, how having a disability impacts families, and Denise’s personal experience of being a young mother of a child with Down syndrome.
Denise offers advice for families facing Down syndrome diagnosis, and how social media can provide a supportive network.
Some topics discussed in the episode:
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