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Down Syndrome Across the Life Span

Citation

Cuskelly, MM and Jobling, A and Buckley, S, Down Syndrome Across the Life Span, Whurr, United Kingdom, pp. 219. ISBN 9781861562302 (2002) [Edited Book]

DOI: doi:10.1002/9780470777886

Abstract

This book promotes a positive message for people with Down syndrome across the world. Living with Down Syndrome is a positive experience for the majority of children and adults with Down syndrome, and for their families. Of course there are difficulties to be faced, but quality of life, from infancy to old age, is determined more by the quality of healthcare, education and social inclusion offered to individuals, than by the developmental difficulties that are associated with Down syndrome.

The aim of this book is to bring the latest information on research and good practice to families, practitioners and policy makers in order improve the services available to individuals with Down syndrome in all countries.

Item Details

Item Type:Edited Book
Keywords:Down syndrome
Research Division:Psychology and Cognitive Sciences
Research Group:Psychology
Research Field:Developmental Psychology and Ageing
Objective Division:Health
Objective Group:Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health)
Objective Field:Disability and Functional Capacity
UTAS Author:Cuskelly, MM (Professor Monica Cuskelly)
ID Code:126224
Year Published:2002
Deposited By:Education
Deposited On:2018-05-29
Last Modified:2018-10-12
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