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Down Syndrome
by Edited by William I. Cohen

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Over 350,000 families in United States alone are affected by Down syndrome. This book provides a comprehensive treatment of the issues of self determination, education, and advocacy, as well as the research developments. It addresses the needs of family members, caregivers, and professionals alike.
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Down Syndrome: Visions for the 21st Century by Edited by William I. Cohen

Providing a comprehensive survey of the clinical, educational, developmental, psychosocial, and transitional issues relevant to people with Down syndrome, this book addresses the needs of family members, caregivers, and professionals alike. Edited in association with the National Down Syndrome Society, this up to date treatment incorporates the newest developments concerning sexuality, inclusion, transition into adulthood, and legislation, as well as a discussion of the Human Genome Project and the sequencing of chromosome 21.

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"This volume is a comprehensive collection of articles representing a wide range of disciplines it will be a valuable addition to the bookshelves of families, medical staff, educators, and researchers." (American Journal of Medical Genetics, August 15, 2004) "This book will be of great interest to anyone wanting to have the latest information about this genetic disorder..." (www.family2000.org.uk, 9 September 2002) "...puts foward some of the visions and thoughts in an optimistic way and is therefore recommended..." (Int Jnl of Adolescent Medical Health) "...puts forward some of the visions and thoughts in an optimistic way and is therefore recommended..." (Int Jnl of Adolescent Medical Health, Vol.15, No.1, 2003) "I...consider a copy of this book a must for every institutional and personal library." (Journal of the National Medical Association, March 2003) "...exceedingly valuable for a wide spectrum of individuals: parents, professionals, caregivers, and researchers..." (American Journal of Human Genetics, Vol. 72, 2003) "...exceedingly valuable for a wide spectrum of individuals: parents, professionals, caregivers, and researchers..." (American Journal of Human Genetics, Vol. 72, 2003) "...a terrific compendium of the wide array of topics...whatever the challenges that lie ahead...we are much better prepared by the information and vision provided by this excellent book." (Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, May 2003) "...a useful reference tool for families and service providers." (Human Genetics, No.113, 2003)

About Edited by William I. Cohen


William I. Cohen is the editor of Down Syndrome: Visions for the 21st Century, published by Wiley.

Lynn Nadel is the Regents' Professor of psychology at the University of Arizona. Nadel specializes in memory, and has investigated the role of the hippocampus in memory formation.

Myra E. Madnick is the editor of Down Syndrome: Visions for the 21st Century, published by Wiley.

Table of Contents


Preface. Acknowledgments. Contributors. PART I: SELF DETERMINATION. Understanding Self Determination (T. Nerney). Economic Independence and Inclusion (M. Morris). Playing the Housing "Game": People with Down Syndrome and their Families Can Have More Control When It Comes to Housing (K. H. McGinley). PART II: SELF ADVOCACY. Having a Life (J. P. Illarramendi, et al.). Follow Your Dreams (C. Burke). Life After High School (J. O Neil). PART III: ADVOCACY. A Vision for the Twenty First Century: A Blueprint for Change (S. S. Lee). PART IV: ROLE OF THE FAMILY. The Gifts of Down Syndrome: Some Thoughts for New Parent (M. Beck). A Personal Account (S. M. Pueschel). Being A Dad--As I Know It (T. J. O Neill). The Sibling Relationship: Attending to the Needs of the Other Children in the Family (S. P. Levine). The Special Needs Program: Estate Planning for Families with Children with Disabilities (D. A. Weingarten). PART V: HEALTH AND CLINICAL CARE. Pediatric Health Update on Down Syndrome (L. Leshin). The Goal and Opportunity of Physical Therapy for Children with Down Syndrome (P. C. Winders). Behavioral Concerns in Persons with Down Syndrome (B. Patterson). Life Issues of Adolescents and Adults with Down Syndrome (D. E. McGuire and B. A. Chicoine). Health Care Guidelines for Individuals with Down Syndrome--1999 Revision (W. I. Cohen). PART VI: RESERACH. Sequencing of Chromosome 21/The Human Genone Project (D. Patterson). Nonconventional Therapies for Down Syndrome: A Review and Framework for Decision Making (W. C. Cooley). The Genetic Origins of Cognition and Heart Disease in Down Syndrome (J. R. Korenberg, et al.). The Origin and Etiology of Trisomy 21 (T. Hassold and S. Sherman). PART VII: PSYCHO SOCIAL ISSUES. Building Relationships/Social and Sexual Development (L. Walker Hirsch). Food, Feeding, and Family: On the Road to Healthy Lifestyles (J. E. Medlen). Down Syndrome and Autistic Spectrum Disorders (G. T. Capone). PART VIII: EDUCATION/INCLUSION. Inclusion: Welcoming, Valuing, and Supporting the Diverse Learning Needs of All Students in Shared General Education Environments (R. A. Villa and J. Thousand). Positive Behavioral Supports: Creative Supportive Environments at Home, in Schools, and in the Community (H. Edmonson and A. Turnbull). Postsecondary Education (P. Jacks). Assistive Technology and Developmental Disabilities (J. F. Wallace). PART IX: COMMUNICATION, MATH, AND LANGUAGE SKILLS. Starting Out: Speech and Language Intervention for Infants and Toddlers with Down Syndrome (L. Kumin). Maximizing Speech and Language in Children and Adolescents with Down Syndrome (L. Kumin). Liberation from Traditional Reading and Math Teaching Methods and Measurements (P. L. Oelwein). PART X: TURNING THE VISION INTO REALITY. Turning the Vision into reality (A. Lack). Index.

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GOR003302765
Down Syndrome: Visions for the 21st Century by Edited by William I. Cohen
Edited by William I. Cohen
Used - Very Good
Paperback
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
2002-05-23
496
0471418153
9780471418153
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