Down Syndrome News and Update 3(2)
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.
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.
The significance of hearing loss for children with Down syndrome. Is hearing loss a neglected issue? Is it always properly detected and treated?
Erik de Graaf, and Marian de Graaf
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
Ben Sacks, and Amanda Wood
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.