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For people with Down syndrome, family members, caregivers and professionals.
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This handout shows the difference between private and public places and behaviors using pictures appropriate for women.
This is a poster that describes a small chart review study on Alzheimer's disease and Down syndrome done at the Adult Down Syndrome Center.
While we may love to hug, we know that hugging is not appropriate in all settings. This visual discusses the people in our lives who we can touch and how we can touch them appropriately.
This is a visual with tips to remember when having conversations
This visual describes filters, which help us avoid saying something that we are thinking that might be inappropriate.
This handout gives suggestions for ways to manage stress. It corresponds to the Tips for Dealing with Stress video.
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
While we may love to hug, we know that hugging is not appropriate in all settings. Families and caregivers of adolescents and adults with Down syndrome have expressed that it can be challenging to tea
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
Abstract Alzheimer's disease (AD) may affect in excess of 90% of individuals with Down syndrome (DS) after age 60, due to duplication of the APP gene in trisomy of chromosome 21, with neuropat
Abstract Collaboration between palliative care, dementia care, hospice provision, and intellectual disability services is required rather than any one of these systems working in isolation. This is ne
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
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
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
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
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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