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
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.
July 1, 2013
John Pope, MD - Pediatrics
& Louis Pellegrino, MD - Developmental Pediatrics
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