Down Syndrome Series: Growing Up
Tuesday, October 18, 2011
Aired 10/18/11 on KPBS Midday Edition.
Down Syndrome Series:
Monday:A San Diego parent shares her story.
Tuesday:Growing Up with Down Syndrome
Wednesday: Support, Resources and Early Intervention
Thursday:Treatments and Clinical Trials, Policy In Play
Growing up with Down Syndrome. In today's continuing series on Down Syndrome we hear from an educational advocate about the importance of early intervention and education. She'll also tell us about the challenges facing parents of kids with Down Syndrome as they age. We'll meet her son who despite having Down Syndrome is an active adult living independently.
Jackie Husson, President of the Down Association of San Diego.
Frank Husson, a grown son with Down Syndrome who lives independently.
Colette Cosky is a contributing producer on this KPBS series