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Archive for February 2017

Reading and Down Syndrome–A Case Study

Reading is a vital life skill where doors, otherwise closed, will open up for individuals with Down syndrome in the workplace, schools and the community. Developing reading skills leads to improvements in speech and language development, auditory perceptual skills and working memory function. Meet Lexi: GiGi’s Playhouse participant, age 17. Lexi has been attending GiGi’s…

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The Importance of Social Inclusion

Interpersonal skills are just as important as a persons’ intellectual skills at every age and level of development. It just so happens, it can also be one of the most challenging for those diagnosed with down syndrome. The goal is for children with disabilities to lead as normal of a life as possible where they…

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