Taking a longer wider view...

The value of parent associations - reflections on 22 years of achievements. This paper is a transcript of the address I gave as guest speaker at the Annual General Meeting of DSA NSW on 25th August 2002 and is reprinted from DSA NSW Newsletter, Spring 2002. The thoughts are not original - they have arisen from many casual, and some very personal, discussions between families and staff over a long period, and they merit explicit acknowledgement in a more formal forum.

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Hearing disorders in children with Down syndrome

People with Down syndrome tend to have a significantly higher incidence of hearing problems than other groups. This article examines some of the causes and treatments of hearing loss and outlines the assessment process.

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