Down's Syndrome: The Essential Guide by Antonia Chitty and Victoria Dawson

Down's Syndrome: The Essential Guide

byAntonia Chitty and Victoria Dawson

Kobo ebook | March 31, 2010

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Finding out that your child has Down’s syndrome can be a time filled with worry and confusion. What does it mean for other members of the family? What adjustments will have to be made?

This guide explains in straightforward language exactly what Down’s syndrome is, how to accept the diagnosis and move forward. It will help during the early years by providing information on what support is available, how to help your child reach developmental milestones and how to choose a childcare setting.

Education is covered in detail, with information on the services, authorities and assessments needed to ensure your child gets the best from their education. Other issues such as how to cope with new family dynamics, health risks, the professionals you will be working with, financial help available and the transition towards adulthood are also covered.

Whether you’re a parent or carer, or a professional working with children, this is essential reading for helping a child with Down’s syndrome achieve their potential.

Title:Down's Syndrome: The Essential GuideFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:March 31, 2010Publisher:Need2Know BooksLanguage:English

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