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Explaining Down's Syndrome

This is a simple book that explains many different issues; each on one page and illustrated with case studies and pictures.

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Item Description

The book covers:

  • what is Down syndrome
  • changing attitudes
  • who has Down syndrome
  • what are chromosomes
  • the extra chromosome
  • individual differences
  • health problems
  • testing for Down syndrome
  • diagnosing at birth
  • babies with Down syndrome
  • toddlers with Down syndrome
  • at school
  • friendships and fun
  • effects on the family
  • living independently and the future
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