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For people with Down syndrome, family members, caregivers and professionals.
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Several organizations have created helpful resources about COVID-19 vaccines. We have provided links to some of them below. VISUALS / PLAIN LANGUAGE RESOURCES Getting the COVID-19 Vaccine &a
Abstract Background: Health conditions, immune dysfunction, and premature aging associated with trisomy 21 (Down syndrome, DS) may impact the clinical course of COVID-19. Methods:&
Abstract Background: Health conditions, immune dysfunction, and premature aging associated with trisomy 21 (Down syndrome, DS) may impact the clinical course of COVID-19. Methods:
Several organizations have created helpful resources about wearing masks during COVID-19. We have provided links to some of them below. VISUALS / STORIES / PLAIN LANGUAGE RESOURCES Wearing a
Abstract Background: Persons with Down syndrome (DS) are presumed to be at high risk of severe CoVID-19 due to immune dysregulation and often compromised cardiopulmonary function. Aim of the
This visual handout corresponds to our video on how to wash your hands. It shows the steps for handwashing.
In this video below, Jeff demonstrates how we should wash our hands. As Jeff explains, handwashing is an important thing we can do to keep ourselves healthy! A corresponding visual handout can be foun
*Please note: this article discusses viral testing used to diagnose if an individual currently has COVID-19. This article does not discuss antibody testing used to determine if an individual was expos
Reports of potential discrimination in medical treatment for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities have caused fear, anxiety, and anger within the Down syndrome community. Depar
Some people do not like the feeling of lotion or creams. This handout shows examples of lotions that can be used on wet skin and lotions that can be sprayed on skin.
This is a visual support that is based on the Skin Care video featuring Molly and Peter.
This resource provides images for a game in which participants identify clothing as either appropriate or inappropriate
This visual is intended to help individuals make appropriate clothing choices.
This visual is intended to help individuals make appropriate clothing choices based on the season/weather.
In this video, Tim and Jim discuss and demonstrate the basic steps for shaving with and cleaning an electric razor. If this video was helpful, you may be interested in the Activiti
Dry skin is more common in people with Down syndrome. In the video below, Mary and June talk about dry skin and tips for managing it. Additional resources can be found in the Skin and Hair section of
Penquis Autism Community Services developed a series of videos to help individuals learn how to perform activities of daily living (ADLs). The series can be accessed free-of-charge on YouTube .&nb
In this video, Molly and Peter share information about proper skin care. A corresponding visual handout can be found at this link .
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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