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Down's syndrome : children growing up

Author: Janet H Carr
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The most common, most easily recognised and probably the most researched single condition causing learning disability is Down's syndrome. On the basis of extensive tests, interviews and questionnaires focusing on fundamental issues of development and upbringing, Dr Carr has followed the lives of a population-based cohort of people with Down's syndrome from birth to early adulthood. This volume details particularly
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Genre/Form: Longitudinal studies
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Janet H Carr
ISBN: 052146532X 9780521465328 0521469333 9780521469333
OCLC Number: 31782826
Description: xiii, 202 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Down's syndrome --
implications of the diagnosis --
2. Populations and procedures --
3. The developmental study --
4. Self-care and independence --
5. Behaviour and discipline --
6. Focusing on the individual --
7. Effect on the families --
8. Help from services --
9. Summary and conclusions.
Responsibility: Janet Carr.
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