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For people with Down syndrome, family members, caregivers and professionals.
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People with and without Down syndrome experience grief and sadness when a loved one dies. We have learned from individuals with Down syndrome and their families that grief can be experienced different
1. Acknowledge and normalize the person’s feelings. It’s important for someone to know that their feelings, whatever they are, are normal and they are not alone. It can help just t
I’ve heard it said that everyone experiences loss in their lives, although some people have more than others. People with Down syndrome encounter situations involving grief and loss just lik
We were sent a question about Down syndrome and Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome and Bicuspid Aortic Valve. WPW is a heart condition in which there is an extra electrical pathway in the heart. The
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
If a 45-year-old man presents to the emergency room with chest pain, what is the big concern? Coronary ischemia (low blood flow to the heart muscle) and possibly myocardial infarction (heart attack).
Hypertension (high blood pressure) is a major health problem – except not for people with Down syndrome. There has recently been much discussion about reducing the salt consumption of the Un
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