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We ALL spend a lot of time in the car with our kiddos! Whether it’s trekking to sports, school or weekly errands, here are a few fun speech and language games to make the minutes fly by and build those communication skills! I Spy Speech Sounds – Is your child working on a speech sound? […]

From Down Syndrome Education International

Early intervention has been advocated for children with Down syndrome since the 1970s as a means to improving development during the critical early years. Yet, there is a disturbing lack of research assessing the benefits of specific interventions. Some available studies suggest that different interventions can result in substantially different outcomes, indicating that further research is urgently needed.

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From Down Syndrome Education International

An increasing number of children with Down syndrome are being diagnosed as also having autism or autistic spectrum disorder (ASD). Research is exploring the prevalence and the characteristics of autism and autistic spectrum disorders in people with Down syndrome, and informing more reliable diagnosis. More research is needed to better understand these dual diagnoses and to identify effective ways to support development and learning for these children.

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From Down Syndrome Education International

Most people with Down syndrome find it difficult to speak clearly enough to always be understood by everyone around them. These communication difficulties can present obstacles to learning, friendships, employment and independence. Research has begun to explore the nature of these speech difficulties and to inform therapies. More research is need to explore effective interventions.

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