Jul 20, 2023
Dr. Katie Frank from the Adult Down Syndrome Center in Park Ridge, IL joined the podcast to answer listener questions regarding sound sensitivity, toothbrushing, haircuts, and nail trims. So many people with Down syndrome have sensory difficulties with these tasks and Dr. Frank helped explain her approach to these situations.
For fantastic caregiver resources on these types of topics, go
Some examples of equipment discussed on the podcast:
3 Headed Toothbrush
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Thank you to “Caring for Kids” The Carrie Martin Fund for its support of the Down Syndrome Center Podcast.