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Explaining Down's Syndrome
This book is for everyone that wants to understand the hows and whys of Down syndrome and what it means. It covers both the physical and social issues for people with Down syndrome and their families.
The book covers what is Down syndrome, changing attitudes, Who has Down syndrome, What are chromosomes, The extra chromosome, Individual differences, Health problems, Testing for Down syndrome, Diagnosing at birth, Babies with Down syndrome, Toddlers with Down syndrome, At school, Friendships and fun, Effects on the family, Living independently and The future. It is simple book that explains each of these issue in one page and illustrates them with case studies and pictures.
NB: The library resources are available for ADSA library members to borrow. Unfortunately we do not sell direct to the general public.
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The HOMEWORK Book
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