Trisomy 21 Program News and Updates

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Pool Groups Begin in March

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Aquatic therapy is a fun and effective way for children with Down syndrome to develop functional skills, build strength and improve total body coordination and body awareness, and learn water safety.

REACH Your Potential: Next Session March 19

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CHOP's REACH Your Potential workshop is designed for youth ages 12 to 20 with Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) and their parents. The program focuses on advocacy in the IEP process, and social opportunities and services available after graduation.

Ask the Advocate: Achieving a Better Life Experience

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The Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act of 2013 was reintroduced in Congress on Feb. 4 by a bipartisan, bicameral set of Congressional sponsors. This legislation will increase the independence of members of the disability community by allowing them to set aside funds for their daily needs without penalty.


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