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For people with Down syndrome, family members, caregivers and professionals.

Alzheimer's Disease & Down Syndrome: A Practical Guidebook for Caregivers

November 2017 | National Down Syndrome Society - Resource

The guidebook linked below was published by the National Down Syndrome Society "to help empower families and caregivers with knowledge about the connection between Down syndrome and Alzheimer's disease, suggestions about how to carefully and thoughtfully evaluate changes that may be observed with aging, and guidance about how to adapt and thrive within an ever-changing caregiving role when a diagnosis is made." 

https://www.ndss.org/about-down-syndrome/publications/caregiver-guide-order-form/

Please note: The information on this site is for educational purposes only and is not intended to serve as a substitute for a medical, psychiatric, mental health, or behavioral evaluation, diagnosis, or treatment plan by a qualified professional. We recommend you review the educational material with your health providers regarding the specifics of your health care needs.

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