Down Syndrome: Visions for the 21st Century

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William I. Cohen, Lynn Nadel, Myra E. Madnick
John Wiley & Sons, Apr 14, 2003 - Health & Fitness - 496 pages
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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.
 

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Contents

PART II SELFADVOCACY
105
PART III ADVOCACY
117
PART IV ROLE OF THE FAMILY
135
PART V HEALTH AND CLINICAL CARE
185
PART VI RESEARCH
247
PART VII PSYCHOSOCIAL ISSUES
303
PART VIII EDUCATIONINCLUSION
337
PART IX COMMUNICATION MATH AND LANGUAGE SKILLS
393
PART X TURNING THE VISION INTO REALITY
437
INDEX
447
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