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Down Syndrome News and Update 4(4)

Provision of coordinated care for individuals with Down syndrome: The Calgary perspective

Donna Heerensperger

The benefits of a multidisciplinary/coordinated approach for individuals with Down syndrome

Heerensperger, D. (2005) Provision of coordinated care for individuals with Down syndrome: The Calgary perspective. Down Syndrome News and Update, 4(4), 121-126.

My dream came true: Everyone is the same human, same life

Aya Iwamoto

To follow

Iwamoto, A. (2005) My dream came true: Everyone is the same human, same life. Down Syndrome News and Update, 4(4), 129-132.

Kirsty

Neil Harrower

Kirsty

Harrower, N. (2005) Kirsty. Down Syndrome News and Update, 4(4), 127-128.

Joseph’s book-keeping

Nicky Gregory

To follow

Gregory, N. (2005) Joseph’s book-keeping. Down Syndrome News and Update, 4(4), 134-134.

The development of the Down syndrome phenotype

Amanda Wood

In the first of these new features, Mandy summarises a discussion between the Trust’s practitioners, which focused on a new research paper by Deborah Fidler entitled ‘The emerging Down syndrome behavioural phenotype in early childhood’

Wood, A. (2005) The development of the Down syndrome phenotype. Down Syndrome News and Update, 4(4), 135-139.

Autism and Down syndrome

Sue Buckley

How many children with Down syndrome also have autism and how do we meet their needs?

Buckley, S. (2005) Autism and Down syndrome. Down Syndrome News and Update, 4(4), 114-120.

Children with additional needs

Sue Buckley

A major theme running through articles in this issue is the care of children with Down syndrome who have additional needs, arising from complex health problems or from having another disabling condition as well as Down syndrome

Buckley, S. (2005) Children with additional needs. Down Syndrome News and Update, 4(4), 113-113.

See and Learn Phrases 2 teaches two-keyword phrases illustrated in themed books using early vocabulary and simple matching, selecting and naming activities.

Designed for children with Down syndrome. Available as an app or as a printed kit.

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