Understanding Behaviour A Guide for Parents and Caregivers
All behaviour has a purpose, to initiate social contact, to escape or avoid, to obtain objects or events, to express emotion or to reduce stress and for sensory stimulation. This publication will help you to understand and manage these behaviours.
Children with Down syndrome usually make significant progress during their primary school years. In this module, the goals for their development are discussed in the context of the progress in social, academic and personal independence skills that is seen in typically developing children during the period from 5 to 11 years.