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Regression: Understanding Sudden Loss of Skill in Children and Adults with Down Syndrome

September 2018 | George Capone, MD and Brian Chicoine, MD - LuMind IDSC Webinar

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The link below takes you to a recording of a webinar presented by Drs. George Capone and Brian Chicoine called "Regression: Understanding Sudden Loss of Skill in Children and Adults with Down Syndrome." Regression is an unusual loss of previously acquired functional skills along with significant changes in behavior and personality. When it occurs, it most commonly occurs in teens and young adults but may occur in younger and older ages. The webinar covers known signs, causes or triggers, and current research.

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