The Dawn of a New Decade

Jane Winans, parent of a thriving child with Down syndrome, shares her journey and discusses biomedical options she used for her daughter. Hear from 9-year old, Lydia, in this moving opening session designed to enlighten and empower parents

Jane Winans, MA

Jane Winans, MA. is the Executive Director of Down Syndrome OPTIONS - Optimizing Potential Through Integrative Opportunities NOW. She has spent 10 years researching and implementing treatment options for her daughter Lydia who has Down Syndrome. She holds a BS from Marquette University and a Masters from National Louis University. She lives in Manitowoc, Wisconsin with her husband and daughters Stephanie, Alli & Lydia.

Lydia Winans, Third Grade

Lydia Winans turns 10 years old Saturday, May 26th. She is in 3rd grade at Stangel Elementary school. She loves to write, play basketball, dance, swim, and hang out with family and friends. She lives in Manitowoc, Wisconsin with her parents, sisters Stephanie and Ali, and dog Sammy. She is excited to speak at this conference.