Tag Archives: Down Syndrome

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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Napping May Interfere With Learning In Those With Down Syndrome

[Source:  Disability Scoop] While naps typically help young people retain information they’ve learned, new research suggests that the opposite may be true for those with Down syndrome. In fact, resting could actually add to memory loss in children with the … Continue reading


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Second-Grader Uses Letters To Educate Peers On Down Syndrome

[Source: Disability Scoop] Joey Towell entered second grade at Richfield Elementary School prepared. A week before school started, he and his mom, Jen Towell, gave his teachers a letter to distribute to all his classmates so they could get to … Continue reading


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