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For people with Down syndrome, family members, caregivers and professionals.
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We discuss "I" statements in our social skills groups for individuals with Down syndrome. "I" statements are a way to share how we feel in a clear, calm, and respec
We go over "group rules" at the beginning of every in-person and virtual group for individuals with Down syndrome that we facilitate at the Adult Down Syndrome Center. We th
This visual talks about what rejection is, gives examples of rejection, and provides ways to handle rejection.
This handout discusses when and how to end romantic relationships.
This handout explains compromise and why it is important for healthy relationships.
We received a request for information on dysgerminomas in women with Down syndrome. Dysgerminomas are germ cell tumors that typically occur in the ovary. Testicular cancer is the comparable cancer in
In this visual, Cristina and Jacob explain the steps of planning a date.
Learn about the "rules" for sharing touch and affection in romantic relationships in this visual handout.
This board can be used to communicate information such as needs, desires, and emotions.
This handout describes the importance of good communication and positive interactions for having successful relationships.
Since April, staff at the Adult Down Syndrome Center have been hosting online socials and social skills groups via Zoom. Our goal is to encourage social participation and engagement while we maintain
Should men with Down syndrome (DS) undergo prostate specific antigen (PSA) blood testing for prostate cancer screening? The United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends the followi
Abstract Pneumonia and respiratory infections impact infants and children with Down syndrome; pneumonia is a leading cause of mortality in adults with Down syndrome. We aimed to review the literature
This handout shares steps you can take to have successful video calls.
This handout shares tips to remember when using our cell phones.
This handout shares tips to remember when using websites and apps like Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat.
This handout provides guidance on what type of messages, photos, and videos to share safely on social media.
This is a visual with questions to ask yourself to help you make good choices on the Internet.
These slides provide information about why and how to use Zoom.
This handout talks about death. It describes what it is and how it might make us feel.
This handout describes guidelines to follow when having conversations with others.
"Adulting" can be hard! This handout shows qualities of adults and explains how we should act to be treated like adults.
This booklet for individuals with Down syndrome explains death using easy-to-read language. It is provided by Down's Syndrome Scotland (www.dsscotland.org.uk/resources/publications/).
This list of resources was compiled by Ann Garcia and Grace O'Connor, patient advocates at the Adult Down Syndrome Center. Some of these resources are specific to Illinois residents - they are
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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