Down Syndrome Microbiome Research

The following information was shared with us by Julia Toronczak with Beyond the Waves and does not necessarily represent the views of ENABLE Special Needs Planning. WHY IS IT IMPORTANT FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO HAVE DOWN SYNDROME TO BE INCLUDED IN SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH? Just in the 1980’s, the average life expectancy for an individual who has Down Syndrome … Continue reading Down Syndrome Microbiome Research

Losing my best friend was one of the best things that ever happened to me…

Guest blog post by Meegan Winters | Co-Founder/CEO | Able Eyes Almost 4 years ago I lost my dear friend Jessica as a result of her lifelong battle with Muscular Dystrophy. Muscular Dystrophy is a genetic condition that results in weakening and deterioration of muscles in the body. Jessica spent her whole life in a … Continue reading Losing my best friend was one of the best things that ever happened to me…

Jacob’s Journey… How Far He Has Come

Guest blog post by Karen Franco | Author, Speaker, Special Needs Advocate | Karen Franco Books When you hear the word “special” it can mean many things, in the case of my son, Jacob, it means living in a world that is truly his own and helping him cope with the world around him. Jacob has a genetic … Continue reading Jacob’s Journey… How Far He Has Come