Therapy Putty: Fun with Function by Fun and Function

Therapy putty can be used by people of all ages. It is used as a therapeutic tool during rehabilitation and for those with special needs who may need assistance with manual dexterity. There are many benefits to therapy putty such as stress reduction, increased hand strength and fine motor skills, better coordination and flexibility. The…
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NBC NEWS Reports that Gene Known as Xist can Silence the Extra Chromosome in Down Syndrome

Could it be a ‘cure’? Breakthrough prompts Down syndrome soul-searching By: JoNel Aleccia, NBC News In the 14 years since her daughter, Rachel, was born with Down syndrome, Jawanda Mast has always been clear that she’d change the condition if she could. “I couldn’t love her more, but I would give almost anything to take…
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‘Mainstreaming’ Special-Ed Students Needs Debate – Wall Street Journal

‘Mainstreaming’ Special-Ed Students Needs Debate What has been the law’s impact on students who are not disabled? The matter at least merits discussion. By MIRIAM KURTZIG FREEDMAN Americans tend to be a vocal people, sharing their views about almost any issue in the public sphere loudly and frequently. Yet on the question of how to…
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