Adults with Down syndrome
Siegfried M. Pueschel
Paul H. Brookes Pub. Co., Jun 15, 2006 - Biography & Autobiography - 289 pages
People with Down syndrome are living longer than ever before, and families and professionals working with these individuals need the most current clinical, social, legal information. Edited by a renowned expert in the field, Adults with Down Syndrome provides a comprehensive review of the medical and psychiatric research on conditions that occur in people with Down syndrome, including support apparatuses, living in the community, work, recreation, guardianship, and advocacy. This book also includes 16 stories from adults with Down syndrome, including Chris Burke, who was featured on the television show Life Goes On, and Jason Kingsley, author of Count Us In: Growing Up with Down Syndrome. The narrators each tell of their life experiences in their own words.
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