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Down Syndrome Series: Growing Up

Husson Family

Credit: Husson Family

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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

Transcript

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.

GUESTS

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

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