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Anesthesia and Down Syndrome

by Dr. James Hunt

Note from ADSA: ADSA Board Member, Dr. James Hunt wrote this article currently found on NDSS website. Helpful for anyone concerned about anesthesia for their loved one with Down syndrome.

Complications of anesthesia (sedation during surgery) occur in all patient populations, including those with Down syndrome. (more…)

Behavior and Down Syndrome: A Practical Guide for Parents

“David Stein, PsyD of the Developmental Medicine Center at Children’s Hospital Boston developed this guide to provide sound, practical advice for parents of children with Down syndrome. Recognizing that each child is unique but also that there are some common areas that can present challenges and also particular strategies that have proven successful.”

 

Download the PDF Guide

https://www.somethingextra.org/resources/behavioral-concerns/behavior-and-down-syndrome-a-practical-guide-for-parents/ 

Clinical Report – Health Supervision for Children With Down Syndrome

Read this helpful article from the American Academy of Pediatrics

“This clinical report is designed to assist the pediatrician in caring for the child, adolescent, and family in whom a diagnosis of Down syndrome has been confirmed by chromosome analysis or suspected by prenatal screening.”

Click here to read the full text of the article at the AAP website

Click here to download a full-text PDF of the article

Click here to download a summary PDF of the article

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