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The resource linked below is a free to download booklet and set of postcards aimed at supporting conversations about dementia with people who have an intellectual disability. https://www.learningdisab
Question: Recently, my daughter’s annual thyroid blood work came back as follows: TSH 9.74 (normal: 0.3-5.0), T3 27.8 (normal: 25.0-35.0), Free T4 1.7 (normal: 1.0-4.3), and T4 6.2 (normal:
We received a question about the use of Depo-Provera. Depo-Provera is an injection of progesterone that is used to: Prevent pregnancy Reduce periods and/or symptoms from periods The injection is given
Abstract The term dual-diagnosis refers to a person with mental retardation and psychiatric disorder. Most children with Down syndrome (DS) do not have a psychiatric or neurobehavioral disorder. Curre
In order to understand what sleep apnea is, it is important to know what normal sleep is. Normal, uninterrupted sleep consists of a cyclic pattern alternating between rapid eye movement (REM) sleep an
This is an article written by Brian Chicoine in Success Stories in Developmental Disabilities. Vol II. edited by Dale Antanitus and published in 1993.
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