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For people with Down syndrome, family members, caregivers and professionals.
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Visual support based on the Fruits and Vegetables video in the Cooking Well and Feeling Well at the Adult Down Syndrome Center series.
This visual shows pictures of different emotions we might feel.
This is a visual support based on the Healthy Pace for Eating video featuring Julia.
This visual suggests alternatives to pop/soda.
This visual provides tips about how to sleep better.
This handout gives suggestions for ways to manage stress. It corresponds to the Tips for Dealing with Stress video.
Abstract Introduction: Comorbid psychiatric disorders are common in Down syndrome (DS). Evidence for pharmacotherapy of psychiatric co-morbidity in DS is limited. Areas covered: This article
Abstract The immune surveillance theory of cancer posits that the body's immune system detects and destroys randomly occurring malignant cells. This theory is based on the observation of the i
Abstract We present three adults with Down syndrome and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) treated with hypoglossal nerve stimulation. The average age of these three males was 37.3 years. All patients had
The website linked below provides visual recipes and other resources to help individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities cook basic meals and snacks. In addition to offering a collect
As described in the USDA MyPlate program , protein is an important part of a healthy plate. This video on protein is the third part of our "Cooking Well and Feeling Well at the Adu
As described in the USDA MyPlate program , dairy is an important part of a healthy plate. This video on dairy is part of our "Cooking Well and Feeling Well at the Adult D
Knowing how much to eat can be challenging. In this video on serving sizes, Jeff and Kurt share tips for eating appropriate amounts of different types of foods. They show how the size of our hand can
Sleep apnea is more common in people with Down syndrome and occurs when there are pauses in a person's breathing while sleeping. One of the treatments for sleep apnea is using a continuous pos
We all experience stress in our lives. What causes stress and how stress is managed varies from person-to-person. In the video below, Cindy and Nora describe stress and share tips
Making healthy choices at a buffet can be challenging. In this video, Carly and Tyler explain and demonstrate helpful tips to address this challenge. The tips in this video also apply to potlucks, fam
As described in the USDA MyPlate program , grains are an important part of a healthy plate. This video on grains is the second part of our "Cooking Well and Feeling Well at the Adu
As described in the USDA MyPlate program , fruits and veggies are an important part of a healthy plate. This video on fruits and veggies is the first part in our "Cooking
Eating too fast can cause us to get a stomachache, cough, or even choke. If we eat more slowly, we can enjoy our food and be healthier. This video talks about a healthy pace for eating snacks and meal
Drinking plenty of water helps us stay healthy. In this video, Julia talks about the importance of hydration and how to keep hydrated. Learn more in our Tips for Staying Hydrated resource.
Abstract Purpose: The aim of this study was to investigate cancer incidence in a large cohort of persons with Down syndrome. Methods: Down syndrome was identified from th
Some food and drink choices are healthier than others. In this video, Molly and Peter help us identify the healthier choice between two food or drink options. A corresponding visual handout can be fou
Abstract This study examined mammogram reports of women with Down syndrome (DS) treated in the largest medical facility specifically serving adults with DS in the United States. Records of 684 women a
Abstract Objective: The main aim of this case series report is to alert physicians to the occurrence of catatonia in Down syndrome (DS). A second aim is to stimulate the study of regression
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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