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About JoanJoan 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. For more information about Joan's work and tools she creates, visit www.DownSyndromeNutrition.com
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Products by JoanDiscover Joan's many services and products on her website: http://www.downsyndromenutrition.com A sampling is listed below.
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Tag Archives: support provider
Well. I’m not at all sure I’m up to the challenge, but I’m in. November is NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month). A writing coach who works with people who write nonfiction (like me) has launched WNFIN (Write NonFiction in November). … Continue reading →
As parents, we spend years working toward our children moving out and living independently. Many live in apartments or town homes with a room mate. Some live alone. Others live with a group of people similar to college students – sharing space … Continue reading →
The choices we make drive the direction of our lives and our health. Coaching people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) is driven by the choices people make. All sorts of people: the person with IDD, the people who provide support, the people they live with, family members, health care professionals, their friends. Continue reading →
If relationships are key to experiencing value and quality lives for peoplew ho experience disabilities, why do we continually increase the rules by which they must live to receive our support? Continue reading →
“Submission is not about authority and it is not obedience; it is all about relationships of love and respect.” The Shack, by Wm. Paul Young “Submit” “Comply” “Submissiveness” “Compliance” There are a few words more hotly debated. These words, which … Continue reading →