Children’s Health & Developmental Concerns

Getting the Financial Help You Need for Diapers

Getting the Financial Help You Need for Diapers

By Guest Blogger Aeroflow Healthcare The average family can spend $200-$300 a month on diapers or pull-ups per child or disabled adult. This astronomical cost can take away other necessities such as food or clothing. It’s no surprise nearly 1 in 3 American families...
Eating Disorders and Broaching the Subject with Your Child

Eating Disorders and Broaching the Subject with Your Child

By Guest Blogger Suzy Fielders Whether you are the struggling one, your child, or someone you love, eating disorders are scary for all of those involved. There are various types of eating disorders, each of which are serious and very disastrous for your body. It takes...
A Focus on the First Five Years: Four Key Connections to Foster Your Child’s Development

A Focus on the First Five Years: Four Key Connections to Foster Your Child’s Development

By Guest Blogger Kim Lancaster, Franchise Owner Primrose School of Brassfield and New Irving Park The brain develops faster in the first five years of life than at any other point, and studies show that the human brain is never more receptive than during this time...
“Double the … Fun?” Dealing with a Dual Diagnosis

“Double the … Fun?” Dealing with a Dual Diagnosis

By Guest Blogger Laura Laxton If you haven’t already, meet Malcolm. He is 11; finishing up elementary school; loves basketball, baseball and his teen-age sister (much to her long-suffering annoyance); and, as you can tell, has Down syndrome. We found out about the DS...
New Name, New Look, New Energy – The Down Syndrome Association of Greater Winston Salem 

New Name, New Look, New Energy – The Down Syndrome Association of Greater Winston Salem 

By Guest Blogger Laura Laxton As we celebrate World Down Syndrome Day on March 21 (get it? 3-21, because people with DS have three copies of the 21st chromosome), I’d like to (re)introduce you to one of Winston-Salem’s most active and vibrant organizations: The Down...