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Teaching children with Down syndrome to play the piano

January 1, 2003 - How can music teachers differentiate their methods for children with Down syndrome? One teacher explains her success and how she encouraged others to take up the challenge.

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Taking a longer wider view...

January 1, 2003 - 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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The significance of hearing loss for children with Down syndrome

January 1, 2003 - The significance of hearing loss for children with Down syndrome. Is hearing loss a neglected issue? Is it always properly detected and treated?

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Individuals with Down syndrome can also give a presentation!

January 1, 2003 - Erik and Marian de Graaf describe how they worked with their son David to help him develop his public speaking skills in Dutch and in English

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Hearing disorders in children with Down syndrome

January 1, 2003 - 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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Picture of a child with Down syndrome learning to read

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