Tag Archives: Down Syndrome

Peds Therapy Corner: Down Syndrome: Behavioral Problems?

All material Copyright The Down Syndrome Centre.  Reprinted with the  express permission of the The Down Syndrome Centre as originally published on their website. By: Natan Gendelman Simon, a two year old child with Down syndrome whom I was working … Continue reading

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Q&A on COVID-19 and Down Syndrome

[Source: Global Down Syndrome Foundation] The unprecedented spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is presenting the world with a unique challenge. In our case, the pandemic calls for a united response to better understand its impact on the Down syndrome … Continue reading

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World Down Syndrome Day Goes Virtual!

[Source:  Down Syndrome International] Friday is World Down Syndrome Day.  Unfortunately, with all the precautions in place to avoid group gatherings, many of these wonderful annual in person gatherings have been canceled.  But wonderfully, the UN Event has gone virtual!  … Continue reading

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In First, Actor With Down Syndrome Presents At Oscars

[Source: Disability Scoop] On Hollywood’s biggest night of the year, an actor with Down syndrome joined the ranks of A-listers to present an Academy Award. Zack Gottsagen, who has the chromosomal disorder, took the stage Sunday night to announce the … Continue reading

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Sleep Linked to Language Skills in Neurodevelopmental Disorders

[Source:  Science Daily] New research has discovered that Down’s syndrome, Fragile X syndrome and Williams syndrome are all linked to sleep disruption in very young children, and that sleep plays a crucial role in the development of these children’s language … Continue reading

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