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Fasten your seatbelt : a crash course on Down syndrome for brothers and sisters

Author: Brian Skotko; Susan P Levine; Catie Liken
Publisher: Bethesda, MD : Woodbine House, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Introduces the illness, how it is detected and diagnosed, current treatments, and the daily lives of individuals affected by Down syndrome, with coping advice for siblings.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Skotko; Susan P Levine; Catie Liken
ISBN: 9781890627867 1890627860
OCLC Number: 276993785
Notes: Cover and interior illustrations by Catie Liken.
Description: viii, 191 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Gearing up to go : getting the facts about Down syndrome --
Road test : how people with Down syndrome learn --
Backseat driver : handling your family issues --
Putting on the brakes : dealing with frustrating behaviors --
Traffic jams : managing uncomfortable situations --
Detour ahead : sorting out your feelings --
Reading the roadmap : how to become an advocate --
"Are we there yet?" : looking toward the future --
Road signs : local and national resources.
Responsibility: Brian G. Skotko and Susan P. Levine.

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Introduces the illness, how it is detected and diagnosed, current treatments, and the daily lives of individuals affected by Down syndrome, with coping advice for siblings.

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