Tag Archives: 9 November 2012

NIH To Launch Down Syndrome Registry

[Source: Disability Scoop] A first-of-its-kind national registry is in the works to help connect people with Down syndrome and researchers studying the chromosomal disorder. The database, which is being established by the National Institutes of Health, will offer individuals with … Continue reading


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Worth Repeating: NINDS Fact Sheet: Friedreich’s Ataxia

By: National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) Reprinted from National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke as originally published on their website What is Friedreich’s ataxia? Friedreich’s ataxia is an inherited disease that … Continue reading


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Pinterest Pin of the Week: Turkey Mr. Potato Head

Wow this Thanksgiving activity from the blog Kiki Creates is hugely popular!  358 Repins and counting.  No surprise.  Its a really adorable activity! Visit Kiki Creates and Download Turkey Mr. Potato Head Visit our Pin of this great activity  


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Smell You Later! Chemosignals Communicate Human Emotions

Editor’s Note:  Not pediatrics, but definitely worth sharing! [Source:  Science Daily] Many animal species transmit information via chemical signals, but the extent to which these chemosignals play a role in human communication is unclear. In a new study published in … Continue reading


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Speech Therapy Idea of the Week: S-Blends Flip Book for Fall

[Source:  Chitchat and Small Talk] by Pam Dahm Last week I posted a little Halloween Flip Book that was extremely popular with my readers.  I was surprised by it’s popularity, as it was something I made years ago and hadn’t pulled … Continue reading


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