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Regression and Loss of Skills in Adolescents and Adults with Down Syndrome Presentation

February 2020 | Brian Chicoine, MD - Medical Director, Adult Down Syndrome Center

ARCHIVED: This resource has been archived. Please see the Decline in Skills and Regression section of our Resource Library for updated resources. 

The video below is a recording of Brian Chicoine, MD, medical director of the Adult Down Syndrome Center, presenting on "Regression and Loss of Skills in Adolescents and Adults with Down Syndrome." He defines regression and loss of skills as well as describes possible causes and potential treatments. He also discusses strategies that can be used when supporting an individual with Down syndrome who is experiencing regression or loss of skills. 

This was the first presentation in our 2020 Health Education Series. It was held on February 17 in Park Ridge, IL. Due to technical difficulties, we were unable to use the recording with the Q&A. If you have questions about the presentation, please submit them using our Contact form.

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