Down Syndrome: Visions for the 21st Century

Down Syndrome: Visions for the 21st Century


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Providing a comprehensive survey of the clinical, educational, developmental, psychosocial, and transitional issues relevant to people with Down syndrome, this book addresses the needs of family members, caregivers, and professionals alike. Edited in association with the National Down Syndrome Society, this up-to-date treatment incorporates the newest developments concerning sexuality, inclusion, transition into adulthood, and legislation, as well as a discussion of the Human Genome Project and the sequencing of chromosome 21.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780471418153
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 06/06/2002
Pages: 496
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.09(h) x 1.04(d)

About the Author

William I. Cohen is the editor of Down Syndrome: Visions for the 21st Century, published by Wiley.

Lynn Nadel is the Regents' Professor of psychology at the University of Arizona. Nadel specializes in memory, and has investigated the role of the hippocampus in memory formation.

Myra E. Madnick is the editor of Down Syndrome: Visions for the 21st Century, published by Wiley.

Table of Contents




Role of the Family.

Health and Clinical Care.


Psycho-Social Issues.


Communication, Math and Language Skills.

Turning the Vision into Reality.

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From the Publisher

"This landmark book will be a welcome addition to both families and professionals who seek the most current information on Down syndrome. This one volume is an A to Z collection." —Jo Ann Simons, Executive Director, East Middlesex ARC, Reading, MA

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