Cognition

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From Down Syndrome Education International

Research is beginning to explore the development of executive function in children with Down syndrome. This skill underpins many aspects of cognition and learning. Further research is needed to explore if early interventions targeting executive function can improve outcomes.

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From Down Syndrome Education International

Children with Down syndrome develop motor skills more slowly than many other children. A number of studies have explored their motor development, and a few have begun to evaluate specific physical therapies. It is increasingly recognised that motor skills effect cognitive development. More research is needed to develop and explore effective interventions to improve motor and cognitive development for children with Down syndrome.

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From Down Syndrome Education International

Understanding how best to help development not only involves discovering what approaches work, but also how much, and how frequently, intervention is necessary. Studies with children with Down syndrome are starting to offer some indications, but more research is needed.

Read more at: www.dseinternational.org/en-us/education21/15/

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