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For people with Down syndrome, family members, caregivers and professionals.

Down Syndrome Podcast Series for Parents, Educators, and Medical Professionals

August 2023 | Down Syndrome Center of Western Pennsylvania - UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

The link below goes to a list of podcasts hosted by Kishore Vellody, MD, medical director of the Children's Down Syndrome Center in Pittsburgh. Medical issues of children, teens, and adults with Down syndrome are discussed in the podcast episodes. Topics include COVID-19, Alzheimer's disease, regression, behavior, atlantoaxial instability, grief, and more. 

Down Syndrome Center of Western Pennsylvania Podcast opens in new window

 

Episodes Related to Adolescent and Adult Health

#173 - Sexuality and Down Syndrome opens in new window

#170 - Dementia in Down Syndrome, Part 2 opens in new window

#169 - Dementia in Down Syndrome, Part 1 opens in new window

#163 - Aging in Down Syndrome (Life Expectancy, Early Aging, Menopause) opens in new window - features Brian Chicoine, MD, and Hannah Graham, MD, of the Adult Down Syndrome Center

#160 - Down Syndrome Regression Disorder opens in new window

#159 - Sensory Processing - Part 2 opens in new window - features Katie Frank, PhD, OTR/L, of the Adult Down Syndrome Center

#157 - Understanding Grief and Grieving in People with Down Syndrome opens in new window

#152 - Addressing Unhealthy Eating Habits opens in new window

#145 - The Importance of Exercise in Down Syndrome opens in new window

#143 - Depression, Anxiety, and OCD in Down Syndrome opens in new window

#136 - Healthy Lifestyle Choices Around Food and Exercise opens in new window

#120 - Alzheimer's Disease in Down Syndrome opens in new window

#109 - Sensory Processing in DS opens in new window - features Katie Frank, PhD, OTR/L, of the Adult Down Syndrome Center

#108 - Pain Perception and Expression in Down Syndrome opens in new window

#107 - Atlantoaxial Instability in DS opens in new window

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Please note: The information on this site is for educational purposes only and is not intended to serve as a substitute for a medical, psychiatric, mental health, or behavioral evaluation, diagnosis, or treatment plan by a qualified professional. We recommend you review the educational material with your health providers regarding the specifics of your health care needs.

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