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
From the Publisher
A comprehensive guide that has been written in association with the Down’s Syndrome Association.
About the Author
Dr Richard Newton is Director of Clinical Services at the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital. He has a son with Down’s syndrome.