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Down Syndrome Center Podcast

May 7, 2021

Dr. Vellody is joined by Sarah Hill who is the Convention Director for the National Down Syndrome Congress.  The 2021 NDSC Convention is a one-of-a-kind opportunity for families and self-advocates to get information on Down syndrome.  This year's NDSC Convention will be virtual and offer loads of opportunities for...

Apr 28, 2021

Join us as we remember the history of this podcast and hear beautiful music and testimonials shared by our listeners.  And take a listen to this song by Troy Griffith.

Troy Griffith "Ten by Twelve" Music Video

Apr 8, 2021

Dr. Vellody was joined by NDSC Senior Education Policy Advisor Ricki Sabia to discuss topics surrounding Education in people with Down syndrome.  Ricki shared her extensive expertise in this area as well as her personal experiences as a mother navigating the educational landscape.

Ricki Sabia | National Down Syndrome...

Mar 21, 2021

In honor of World Down Syndrome Day, we had some VERY special guests including my brother and parents!  Listen in as they discuss their experiences 46 years ago this month and how they compare to today.  

Mar 15, 2021

Dr. Andrew Nowalk, pediatric infectious diseases specialist at the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, joins Dr. Vellody to talk about current topics of variants, vaccines, and a new study in Down syndrome from the T21-RS group.  

Medical vulnerability of individuals with Down syndrome to severe COVID-19–data from the...