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All Things Puberty & DS w/Dr. Rebecca Partridge!

All Things Puberty & DS w/Dr. Rebecca Partridge!

Update: 2020-02-04
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Nervous about raising your kids with Down Syndrome through puberty? Don’t worry friends, we’re right there with you! That’s why we’re chatting with Dr. Rebecca Partridge about all things puberty today.


Dr. Rebecca Partridge is a pediatrician who is doing big things for the Down Syndrome community! She is a mother to Joshua, her 18 year old son with Down Syndrome, and Megan, her 12 year old daughter!  Dr. Partridge started the Down Syndrome Program at Virginia Mason Medical Center in 2012 and has been working hard to care for and educate families with Down Syndrome ever since! She recently spoke at the NDSS Adult Summit on “Social Skills for Self Advocates” and has created a 4 week “Welcome to Puberty” curriculum.  And today, she’s answering all of our questions about puberty, periods, privacy, and more! Take notes, friends. This is a good one!


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SHOW NOTES


Listen to Episode 36: Worth The Conversation for more on DS and bodily autonomy!


Check out books by Terri Couwenhoven about bodies, boundaries, and sexuality for individuals with Down Syndrome.


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Email hello@theluckyfewpodcast.com with your questions and Good News for future episodes.


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All Things Puberty & DS w/Dr. Rebecca Partridge!

All Things Puberty & DS w/Dr. Rebecca Partridge!

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