DVDs: Down Syndrome

Down Syndrome: The First 18 Months
Down Syndrome the First 18 Months
Php 1,700.00 – FREE SHIPPING within Philippines
Purchased from Amazon for $39.95 (excluding shipping)

Product Description: Woodbine House is very pleased to bring you this DVD filled with adorable images of babies with Down syndrome, inspiring stories of parents, and practical information from the leading Down syndrome experts. DOWN SYNDROME: The First 18 Months is a reassuring and realistic introduction to the unique joys and challenges that children with Down syndrome bring to their families during the critical first 18 to 24 months of life. Will Schermerhorn was inspired to make this DVD after his son with Down syndrome was born and he observed his wife’s relentless pursuit of information that would comfort and empower. He interviewed thirteen leading medical and developmental experts on Down syndrome–including Woodbine House authors, Libby Kumin, Ph.D., CCC-SLP and Patricia C. Winders, P.T.–on a variety of issues covering: Newborns: diagnosis, health care, breastfeeding, heart defects Health Concerns: parent-professional relationships, ear, nose, and throat, nutrition and feeding, dental Therapies: language and speech therapy, physical therapy New Expectations: the impact of having a child with Down syndrome on the family and the world Heartwarming footage of young children with Down syndrome is interspersed with the interviews with parents and experts. Throughout, perspectives provided by veteran parents who share their joys and concerns will reassure new parents. DOWN SYNDROME: The First 18 Months is an inspiring and educational DVD for parents who want to know more, and an excellent tool for support groups, medical professionals, and libraries to support families.

Discovery: Pathways to Better Speech for Children with Down Syndrome
PHP 1,300.00 – FREE SHIPPING within Philippines
Purchased from Amazon for $29.95 (excluding shipping)

Product Description It is essential to lay the foundation for speech development as early as possible for children with Down syndrome. The latest research shows that an integrated approach to speech development is most effective, including the combined use of spoken words with sign language and text, paying attention to hearing loss, and addressing intelligibility issues. Now, parents who are looking for information and guidance on their child’s speech development have a new resource to rely on. DISCOVERY: Pathways to Better Speech for Children with Down Syndrome, is an 81-minute DVD from Blueberry Shoes Productions, the producer of DOWN SYNDROME: The First 18 Months. This invaluable resource offers practical advice, examples, and expertise for parents and professionals to follow as they help children with Down syndrome from infancy to age seven become the best talkers they can be. DISCOVERY covers: Communication Milestones Hearing Issues Encouraging Speech Making Speech Understandable When Talking Begins Building Vocabulary & Grammar Connection Between Reading & Speech An international group of experts on speech development and Down syndrome discuss their methods and explain how to put them into practice. Additionally, the DVD features knowledgeable parents who comment on what techniques and approaches have worked best for their children. And children with Down syndrome also appear throughout the DVD, demonstrating the range of achievement that parents can expect. DISCOVERY makes an excellent companion resource to EARLY COMMUNICATION SKILLS FOR CHILDREN WITH DOWN SYNDROME and CLASSROOM LANGUAGE SKILLS FOR CHILDREN WITH DOWN SYNDROME. Highly recommended for parents, this DVD should also be shared with speech-language pathologists, teachers, and anyone who is interested in finding the best ways to help children with Down syndrome reach their full potential.

Kids with Down Syndrome Staying Healthy and Making Friends
PHP 1,300.00 – FREE SHIPPING within Philippines
Purchased from Amazon for $29.95 (excluding shipping)

Product Description From the producer of the popular DVD, DOWN SYNDROME: THE FIRST 18 MONTHS comes the follow-up DVD. The new film explores the many milestones of childhood with Down syndrome: walking, talking, reading, friendships, going to school, and the blossoming of personality and independence. KIDS WITH DOWN SYNDROME brings together parents and professionals from the United States, Canada, England, Ireland, Scotland, Australia, and New Zealand to give an up-to-date and comprehensive guide to the years when kids learn to walk to just before adolescence. Along with the joys of childhood come the everyday challenges of parenthood, such as toilet training and behavior issues, and the demands of caring for a child with special needs, including IEP preparation and working with health care professionals. Children with Down syndrome may also have medical concerns that require close attention, such as sleep apnea and issues related to hearing, nutrition, and exercise. KIDS WITH DOWN SYNDROME takes a careful, comprehensive approach to provide all caregivers the roadmap they need.

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