Down syndrome Issues and Information - An overview of development of children with Down syndrome
5 - 11 years
This introductory book provides an overview of development from 5 to 11 years. It provides information about the development of social, motor, language, cognitive, behaviour, self-help, reading and number skills. It also details typical milestones for children with Down syndrome in these areas.The book highlights the influence of education and community inclusion on development. Individual differences are discussed, as are key health and family issues. Principles for education, community, and therapy services are identified, based on the specific needs of children with Down syndrome and research on effectiveness.