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

Helping People with Down Syndrome Cope with Loss

October 2023 | Rose Reif, LCMHC, CRC, BC-TMH - Multiple Organizations

Rose Reif, a licensed clinical mental health counselor, certified rehabilitation counselor, and qualified developmental disability and mental health professional, has been featured on two podcast episodes on grief and loss in people with Down syndrome. She is the author of a book called Helping Your Child with Down Syndrome to Understand Death and Cope with Grief opens in new window. See below for links to the episodes.


Helping People with Down Syndrome Cope with Loss opens in new window

The LowDown Podcast from the Down Syndrome Resource Foundation

Hosts: Marla Folden, M.Sc, RSLP and Hina Mahmood, M.OT

Aired October 18, 2023


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

Down Syndrome Center Podcast from the Down Syndrome Center of Western Pennsylvania

Host: Kishore Vellody, MD

Aired June 22, 2023


Additional resources are available in the Grief and Loss section of our Resource Library. 

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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.