Tag Archives: Down Syndrome

DS Corner: Visual Supports for Children with Down Syndrome

All material Copyright © March 2009 The Down Syndrome Centre Reprinted with the express permission of the Down Syndrome Centre as originally published on their website. By: Marinet vanVuren Marinet vanVuren is a South African born Speech and Language Therapist. … Continue reading


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Gestational Age Linked to ADHD in Children With Down Syndrome

[Source:  News Medical Life Sciences, Via CHADD] A new study by the UC Davis MIND Institute finds a connection between gestational age and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms in children with Down syndrome. The research, published in Scientific Reports, focused … Continue reading


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Man With Down Syndrome Reaches Historic First By Completing Ironman

[Source: CNN] Special Olympics athlete Chris Nikic crossed the finish line on Saturday to become the first person with Down syndrome to complete an Ironman triathlon. Guinness World Records recognized Nikic’s achievement after he finished a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile … Continue reading


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DSAM: Best Apps for Children with Down Syndrome

[Source: Bridging Apps] October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month. BridgingApps has updated some of our favorite apps for people with Down syndrome. Click the links below to access the lists with links to download apps: Read the Rest of this Article … Continue reading


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SLP Corner: Speech Intelligibility and Childhood Verbal Apraxia in Children with Down Syndrome

Editor’s Note:  We originally published this article with permission back in October of 2013.  We reprint it here for its enduring value to clinicians by Libby Kumin; Source: Down Syndrome Online Many children with Down syndrome have difficulty with speech … Continue reading


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