An Overview of the Development of Teenagers with Down Syndrome (11-16 Years) (Down Syndrome Issues & Information)

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ISBN 10
1903806046 
ISBN 13
9781903806043 
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Publication Year
2002 
Pages
60 
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This book offers an introduction to the development of teenagers with Down syndrome. Drawing on the latest research and extensive practical experience, it examines many aspects of development during childhood. Presented in an accessible format, it is a useful reference for families and professionals caring for adolescents with Down syndrome. This introductory book provides an overview of development from 11 to 16 years. It provides information about the development of social, motor, language, cognitive, behaviour, self-help, reading and number skills. It also details typical milestones for adolescents with Down syndrome in these areas. The book highlights the importance of increasing community participation and planning for adult life. Individual differences are discussed, as are key health and family issues. Principles for education, community and therapy services are identified, based on the specific needs of children with Down syndrome and research on effectiveness. "Down Syndrome Issues and Information" is a major series of practical and informative books covering the full range of developmental, health and social issues relating to individuals with Down syndrome. The books have been written by many of the world's leading experts and are based on years of research and hands-on experience. - from Amzon 
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