Down Syndrome: Living and Learning in the Community

Down Syndrome: Living and Learning in the Community

by Lynn Nadel
     
 

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Down Syndrome Living and Learning in the Community An invaluable guide to Down syndrome—for parents and health care officials alike Recent advances in medicine are allowing people with Down syndrome to live longer and more productively—while at the same time creating new medical and social challenges for them and the people who provide their care. Down

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Down Syndrome Living and Learning in the Community An invaluable guide to Down syndrome—for parents and health care officials alike Recent advances in medicine are allowing people with Down syndrome to live longer and more productively—while at the same time creating new medical and social challenges for them and the people who provide their care. Down Syndrome: Living and Learning in the Community, which was written under the auspices of the National Down Syndrome Society, provides long-awaited, state-of-the-art information and advice about the condition, including:
* An overview of the latest medical advances
* Information about the programs and services now available to people with Down syndrome
* Commentaries by young adults with Down syndrome who describe in their own words their feelings and accomplishments and offer indispensable advice
This book will prove an invaluable tool for parents and health care professionals, enabling people with Down syndrome to cope with the problems they face and participate to the fullest in community life.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471021926
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/06/1995
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
6.45(w) x 9.59(h) x 0.86(d)

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