Parent & Child Groups / Support Groups

Birth to Age 3: Basics for a Great Start

Birth to Age 3: Basics for a Great Start

By Guest Blogger Susan Shore Schwartz  For parents, life has changed dramatically in the last few weeks. Many are now home all day, trying to find the right balance between educating and entertaining their children while sheltering in place. While older children may...
Triad Area Support Groups

Triad Area Support Groups

Updated by Laura Simon You never know when you will need to rely on a support group. Whether you (or your child) are facing a new challenge or a stressful life change or are just looking for new contacts – there are a million reasons why support groups can be...
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...
“Doing Good Things Series” ~ The iCan House

“Doing Good Things Series” ~ The iCan House

By Guest Bloggers Kim Shufran and Courtney Perry In 2008, the iCan House was created by Kim Shufran who was seeking support and help for her daughter, Erica. Kim’s intelligent, sweet, and engaging 11­year old daughter was eager to make friends, but struggled so much...