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…)
“Dennis McGuire, Ph.D., shares three important takeaways regarding behavioral health in people with Down syndrome.”
“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.”
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.”
During the past 10 years, I’ve evaluated hundreds of children with Down syndrome, each one with their own strengths and weaknesses, and certainly their own personality. (more…)
“Once a child with Down syndrome is born, parents frequently want to know how well their son or daughter is developing. Now we have guideposts …,”