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Down Syndrome
An analysis of the impact on families of children with Down syndrome.
# 98034 | 2,891 words | 7 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Sep 05, 2007 in Child, Youth Issues (Family Issues) , Medical and Health (General)

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This paper discusses the impact on the family with a Down syndrome child. It specifically focuses on the impact on the other children in the family unit. The paper analyzes various articles that discuss the issues that families face and also analyzes the prevalence of Down syndrome. It looks at intervention strategies for children with Down syndrome, as well as transitioning intervention and how these can be assessed.

Table of Contents:
Assessment Of Intervention
Assessment Of Intervention
Transitioning Intervention: From High School To Life After High School
Prevalence Of Medical Conditions Linked To Down Syndrome, And Interventions Into Those Conditions
Prevalence Of Down Syndrome
Three Research-able Questions That Support And Strengthen The Evidence For Intervention Strategies Presented In This Paper

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Clinician Reviews. (2007). Down syndrome screening expanded (Literature Monitor). 17(2), P. 18.
  • Devenny, Darlynne A. (1993). Stress and Parenting. Down Syndrome Today, 2(4), 22-23, And 3(1).
  • Fey, Marc E.; Warren, Steven F.; Brady, Nancy; Finestack, Lizbeth H.; Bredin-Oja, Shelly L.; Fairchild, Martha; Sokol, Shari; & Yoder, Paul J. (2006). Early effects of responsivity Education / prelinguistic milieu teaching for children with developmental delays and their Parents. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research. 49(3), 526-548.
  • Mikkelsen, Margareta; Mittwoch, Ursula; & Emery, A.E.H. (1988). The Incidence of Down's Syndrome and Progress Towards Its Recution [and Discussion]. Philosophical Transactions Of the Royal Society of London. 315-324.
  • National Down Syndrome Society. (2006) "Transition Planning" / "Research" Retrieved 13 March 2007 from

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