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6 edition of Down Syndrome (Just the Facts) found in the catalog.

Down Syndrome (Just the Facts)

  • 95 Want to read
  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Heinemann .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Health & Daily Living - Diseases,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • Health & Daily Living - General,
  • Down syndrome

  • The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary Binding
    Number of Pages56
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9595802M
    ISBN 101403451451
    ISBN 109781403451453
    OCLC/WorldCa54046615

    Greenspan and S. TRUTH: Though people with Down syndrome are at an increased risk for certain medical conditions such as congenital heart defects, respiratory and hearing problems, and thyroid conditions, advances in health care and treatment of these conditions have allowed for most individuals with Down syndrome to lead healthy lives. Likewise, a congenital heart defect is one of the greatest predictors of death before age The risk of having a second child with the translocation type of Down syndrome is about 10 to 15 percent if the mother carries the genes. The use of cell-free fetal nucleic acids in maternal blood for non-invasive prenatal diagnosis.

    Because of hypotonia Down syndrome patients have joint laxity that causes decreased gait stability and increased energy requirement for physical exertion. In mosaicism, there are 2 different cell lines because of error of division after fertilization. Based on the National Down Syndrome Society conference, this book contains chapters on the newest information on genetics, health care, advocacy skills for the parent, teaching communication and reading, and a series of essays by several young adults with DS. Karyotyping showed trisomy

    Detection of aneuploidies by paralogous sequence quantification. Multiplex quantitative fluorescent polymerase chain reaction for detection of aneuploidies. The blood tests or serum screening tests measure quantities of various substances in the blood of the mother. Scientists now feel strongly that it will be possible to improve, correct or prevent many of the problems associated with Down syndrome in the future. Barlow GM et al.


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Down Syndrome book

Does Down Syndrome Run in Families? Karyotyping showed trisomy These are associated with an abnormality of the right upper lung vein. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med.

Heart Diseases in Down Syndrome

Children with Down syndrome can range in intellectual ability and may benefit from repetition in learning. Among them is gene dosage imbalance in which there is an increased dosage or number of genes of Hsa21, which results in increased gene expansion.

Epileptic Disord. Korenberg JR et al. Prenatal screens estimate the chance of the fetus having Down syndrome. Pritchard MA, Kola I. Thankfully today we understand that with the right support, these very special children can go on to lead rich and fulfilling lives. It accounts for 95 percent of all cases.

Using this word is hurtful and suggests that people with disabilities are not competent. What Causes Down Syndrome? Choi JK.

Woodbine House, "This guide offers parents an in-depth overview of their child's language skills in school, while providing teachers and SLPs with useful ideas and adaptations that will help them meet the communication needs of their students with Down syndrome.

Cardiac malformations present at birth are an important component of pediatric cardiovascular disease and contribute a major percentage of clinically significant birth defects with an estimated prevalence of 4 to 5 per live births.

The other two types are called translocation and mosaicism. He had got mongoloid face with flat occiput, depressed nasal bridge, upward slanting of eyes, medial epicanthic fold.

Together, they answer readers' critical questions about what adults experience and how to support their goals, dreams, choices, and overall well-being. These may be seen once a child is born or, in some cases, in utero. Woodbine House, "Now available in an expanded new edition.Can you help with this research project?

The team are looking for parents of children, teens & young adults (ages 5 to 25 years-old) who have Down’s Syndrome to fill out some online questionnaires (as a thank you you'll be sent an Amazon voucher with the value dependant on /5(42).

DSE Library

This ebook offers a balanced and person-focused introduction to Down syndrome. It explains the effects of Down syndrome on development, stressing that while individuals with Down syndrome do have special needs, they are people first, with the same rights and human needs as everyone else in their communities.

The ebook. My Health Book Film Watch this short film to see members of one of our Having a Voice groups talk about how they keep healthy and use their Health Books. My Health Book. Looking after your health is really important. Your doctor can help you look after your health.

6 Down syndrome blogs to follow

You should have an Annual. Sep 11,  · Down syndrome book resources: some parents feel like they can never get enough.

That makes sense, given the fact that Down syndrome is still not fully understood, and that for most of us parents, our child with Down syndrome is our entry into the world of Down syndrome, developmental and intellectual disability.

Breastfeeding and Down Syndrome: A Comprehensive Guide for Mothers and Medical Professionals, the new book by Julia’s Way, a C3 non-profit organization, includes information on everything from preparing to breastfeed, breastfeeding after heart surgery, getting.

Aug 09,  · Supporting Positive Behavior in Children and Teens with Down Syndrome: The Respond but Don't React Method [David Stein] on hildebrandsguld.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A child doesn't want to leave the toy store, so he stops and flops.

Another bolts across a busy parking lot/5(61).