I am first, and foremost, the mother of two amazing young men. One of them has Down syndrome, Autism, Celiac Disease, and uses few words. I focus my work on providing support, training, and creating tools that will create quality lives, quality health, and connected community for him and his peers.
It's true. We can all have a quality life, with quality health, and connected communities in which we thrive. Let's go on this walk together!
You can learn more about me and my work at www.DownSyndrmeNutrition.com
Joan Guthrie Medlen, M.Ed, RD, LD focuses her diverse work on coaching people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and those who support them using practical tools. She is the author of the ground-breaking book, The Down Syndrome Nutrition Handbook, a popular internationally known speaker, and consultant in the areas of nutrition, wellness, and health literacy.
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Discover Joan's many services and products on her website: http://www.downsyndromenutrition.com
A sampling is listed below.
Discover Joan's ground-breaking book sharing information and tips to prmote healthy lifestles for people with Down syndrome and those who support them.
This journal is like no other. It's a tool to help those who struggle with adding new foods remember what foods they've tried and what they thought of them. Comes with lesson plans for use in school settings or for Nutrition Education.