Down Syndrome Across the Life Span
The aim of this book is to bring the latest information on research and good practice to families, practitioners and policy makers in order improve the services available to individuals with Down syndrome in all countries.
1 - The aspirations of adults with Down syndrome.
2 - Beyond the myths - representing people with Down syndrome.
3 - Supporting families.
4 - Positive families - appreciating adult children with Down syndrome.
5 - Mum, Dad, and Kids- family life.
Part Two: Perspectives for services.
6 - Early intervention and support.
7 - Healthcare.
8 - Genetic aspects.
9 - Creating positive lifestyles for people with Down syndrome in developing countries.
Part Three: Development and Education.
10 - Learning in young children.
11 - Making inclusion work.
12 - Speech, language and memory development.
13 - Developing number and money skills.
14 - Developing literacy across all ages.
15 - Verbal-motor behaviour.
16 - Self-regulation in young adults.
Part Four: Adolescence and adult life.
17 - Adolescence and inclusion.
18 - Health and ageing.
19 - Life after school.
20 - Adult lives, living and working in the community.
21 - Ageing with confidence and competence.