Tag Archives: Down Syndrome

Parent’s Corner: Speaking to Your Child’s Classmates About Down Syndrome

Editor’s Note:  World Down Syndrome Day is March 21st. My daughter Sophie is almost fourteen. She has Down syndrome. She’s in eighth grade and has been mainstreamed since her earliest preschool days. A few weeks ago, she invited me to … Continue reading

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Pediatric Therapy Corner: Turn Taking and Waiting Games

All material Copyright © April 2011 The Down Syndrome Centre Reprinted with the express permission of the The Down Syndrome Centre as originally published on their website. By: Marinet vanVuren Turn-taking is an important social skill to learn. Communication involves … Continue reading

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Study Pinpoints Down Syndrome Milestones

[Source: Disability Scoop] Individuals with Down syndrome continue to learn new skills well into adulthood, according to a study that’s offering a timetable of what to expect from those with the chromosomal disorder. Most people with Down syndrome are able … Continue reading

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Behavior Corner: Strategies to Address Challenging Behavior in Young Children with Down Syndrome

[Source: Down Syndrome Online] This article can be found on Down Syndrome Online. Down Syndrome Online offers comprehensive information about Down syndrome, including articles, books and scientific papers. Children with Down syndrome are at an increased risk for engaging in challenging … Continue reading

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Survey of Life with Down Syndrome

[Source:  Your Therapy Source] Recent research indicates that functional skills continue to improve throughout life with Down Syndrome. The American Journal of Medical Genetics published research examining the range of functional abilities found in people with Down syndrome in order … Continue reading

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