January 1, 2002 - Do we set up our own services or try to work in partnership with local providers? This article provides guidelines for establishing local services and introduces the two following articles by parents describing how they have set up early years intervention groups.
January 1, 2002 - Mosaic Down syndrome is rare and families feel lost when they receive this diagnosis - often weeks or months after the child's birth. A new association (the International Mosaic Down Syndrome Association) will lead to progress.
January 1, 2002 - Does learning a second language affect progress in a first language? Some new evidence is beginning to indicate that children with Down syndrome can pick up a second language like other children, with no negative effect on their first language.