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DD #168 - The Power of Expectations: Trisomy 21 and Down’s Syndrome
17th July 2020 • Doctor Doctor • Spoke Street
00:00:00 00:52:25

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Feature Interview (6:22) – Psychologist Dr. Robin Lynn Treptow talks about the life-changing effects of how expectations influence outcomes. She shares her own experiences of having a child with Trisomy 21 and how biases regarding the diagnosis made it difficult for her family to help her child thrive, the reality of how children with Trisomy 21 can develop intelligence and skills, and how we can all help overcome the biases that hold these children back. Ruby’s Rainbow Scholarship Medical Trivia (Answer at 49:22) – How many chromosome pairs do humans have and what do we call the last numbered chromosome pair instead of referring to that pair by a number? ------ Follow us on Facebook: @DoctorDoctorShow Submit your question(s): Text (Holy Cross College text line) - 260-436-9598 Online - E-mail - Subscribe to the Podcast: iTunes | Google Play | SoundCloud | RSS