The Down's Syndrome Handbook

The Down's Syndrome Handbook : The Practical Handbook for Parents and Carers

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Combining medical knowledge with sympathetic common sense, this completely updated comprehensive handbook offers help and advice to all parents and carers of children with Down's syndrome, and shows them how to help their children flourish and reach their full potential. Written in association with the Down's Syndrome Association, this book goes beyond the average introduction to Down's syndrome and addresses the questions, practical or otherwise, that parents will often find themselves asking, and also offers information and advice on a wide variety of related issues, including:--current medical knowledge about the condition--advice on the special care of babies and young children--education and training--emotional and sexual development--integration into society
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Product details

  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 135 x 216 x 13mm | 179g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • Revised
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  • 0091884306
  • 9780091884307
  • 718,341

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Combining medical knowledge with common sense, this handbook offers help and advice to all parents and caregivers of children with Down's Syndrome, written by a doctor and father of a Downs Syndrome child in association with the Down's Syndrome Association in Britain.
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"A must for parents of children with Down's Syndrome"
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"A must for parents of children with Down's Syndrome" * Baby & You *
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About Richard Newton

Dr Richard Newton is Director of Clinical Services at the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital. He has a son with Down's syndrome.
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