Adolescents with Down Syndrome: Toward a More Fulfilling Life / Edition 1

Adolescents with Down Syndrome: Toward a More Fulfilling Life / Edition 1

by Siegfried M. Pueschel, Maria Sustrova, Maria Sustrova
     
 

ISBN-10: 1557662819

ISBN-13: 9781557662811

Pub. Date: 01/28/1997

Publisher: Brookes, Paul H. Publishing Company

Scientific advances, enlightened legislation, better employment opportunities, and psychoeducational breakthroughs give young people with Down syndome a better chance than ever of leading fulfilling, happy lives. Adolescents with Down Syndrome fills the previously existing gap in support resources for young adults and their families.

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Overview

Scientific advances, enlightened legislation, better employment opportunities, and psychoeducational breakthroughs give young people with Down syndome a better chance than ever of leading fulfilling, happy lives. Adolescents with Down Syndrome fills the previously existing gap in support resources for young adults and their families.

Caring and comprehensive, this book takes a holistic approach to the issues, focusing on the person with Down syndrome. Experts from diverse backgrounds provide information and perspective on biomedical, psychological, social, sexual, behavioral, educational, vocational, recreational, and legal concerns. Readers will also learn how to encourage good nutrition and exercise, promote self-esteem and self-competence, respond to challenging behavior, enhance learning experiences, plan for transitions, and help teens develop leisure pursuits.

Educators, physicians, psychologists, families, and other practitioners will use this book to ensure that they are providing optimal care and support to young adults growing up with Down syndrome.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557662811
Publisher:
Brookes, Paul H. Publishing Company
Publication date:
01/28/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
420
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.02(h) x 1.03(d)

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