Down Syndrome News and Update 5(2)

Plenty of potential

Marie Dunleavy

Developing a reading scheme for children with Down syndrome

Dunleavy, M. (2006) Plenty of potential. Down Syndrome News and Update, 5(2), 59-60.

Our journey with Hirschsprungs

Sue Wong

How one family have coped with their son’s intestinal disease, a condition which has left him incontinent for over ten years

Wong, S. (2006) Our journey with Hirschsprungs. Down Syndrome News and Update, 5(2), 65-68.

Our flight with Rina

Ruth Palatnik

How medication and behaviour management have facilitated inclusion for Rina, an 11 year old with Down syndrome and ADHD

Palatnik, R. (2006) Our flight with Rina. Down Syndrome News and Update, 5(2), 62-64.

Music, music therapy, musical abilities and the role of music in the lives of children and adults with Down syndrome

Sue Buckley

Are we making full use of music in all its forms?

Buckley, S. (2006) Music, music therapy, musical abilities and the role of music in the lives of children and adults with Down syndrome. Down Syndrome News and Update, 5(2), 53-53.

Luke’s successful secondary transfer

Jane Randell

How careful planning and preparation have continued The Randall family’s excellent experiences of inclusion

Randell, J. (2006) Luke’s successful secondary transfer. Down Syndrome News and Update, 5(2), 69-69.

The “let’s pretend” pupils

Caroline Tidemand-Andersen

To follow

Tidemand-Andersen, C. (2006) The “let’s pretend” pupils. Down Syndrome News and Update, 5(2), 70-71.

Just Joe

Shelley Ducarreaux

Senior school selection

Ducarreaux, S. (2006) Just Joe. Down Syndrome News and Update, 5(2), 72-72.

The holistic learning outcomes of musical play for children with Down syndrome

Julie Wylie

How music and song can enrich social interaction and develop motor, socio-emotional and cognitive development and speech and language skills

Wylie, J. (2006) The holistic learning outcomes of musical play for children with Down syndrome. Down Syndrome News and Update, 5(2), 54-58.

Handling the transfer to secondary school

Elaine Bull

Personal experiences of issues to consider when choosing a secondary school

Bull, E. (2006) Handling the transfer to secondary school. Down Syndrome News and Update, 5(2), 73-74.

Developing education and health services for Iraqi children with Down syndrome

Mustafa/Mansour

A mother and teacher describes how she developed a private school and clinic for children with Down syndrome in Baghdad and her work in founding The Iraqi Down Syndrome Association

Mustafa/Mansour. (2006) Developing education and health services for Iraqi children with Down syndrome. Down Syndrome News and Update, 5(2), 75-77.

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Down syndrome

Sue Buckley

Is it more common than we think?

Buckley, S. (2006) Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Down syndrome. Down Syndrome News and Update, 5(2), 61-61.

A photograph of a child with Down syndrome

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