Gross Motor Skills in Children with Down Syndrome: A Guide for Parents and Professionals

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Woodbine House, 1997 - Medical - 236 pages
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Children with Down syndrome master gross motor skills -- everything from rolling over to running but need additional help and encouragement to maximise development. In this book the author, a physical therapist, shares her experience gained from sixteen years specialising in the motor development of children with Down Syndrome. This book provides parents and professionals with essential information about motor development including the impact of temperament and the effect of physical and medical conditions associated with Down syndrome.

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Pivoting Sitting and Preparation for Standing

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About the author (1997)

Patricia C. Winders is a physical therapist who works with children and adults with Down syndrome atthe Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore, Maryland.

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