Down Syndrome: Training and Therapy for Young People
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People with Down syndrome usually have some level of independence by the time they become adults. Different types of specialized therapies, counseling , and training can help them learn necessary skills and manage emotional issues.
The common types of therapy and training include:
For more information, see the topics:
Other Works Consulted
- Roizen NJ (2013). Down syndrome (trisomy 21). In ML Batshaw et al., eds., Children With Disabilities, 7th ed., pp. 307-318. Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes Publishing.
Primary Medical Reviewer John Pope, MD, MPH - Pediatrics
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer Louis Pellegrino, MD - Developmental Pediatrics
Current as ofMay 4, 2017
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