People with Down syndrome usually have some level of independence by the time they become adults. Different types of specialized therapies, counselling, 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.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerJohn Pope, MD, MPH - PediatricsDonald Sproule, MDCM, CCFP - Family MedicineKathleen Romito, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerLouis Pellegrino, MD - Developmental Pediatrics
Current as ofMay 4, 2017
Current as of: May 4, 2017
John Pope, MD, MPH - Pediatrics
& Donald Sproule, MDCM, CCFP - Family Medicine & Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Louis Pellegrino, MD - Developmental Pediatrics
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