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From Down Syndrome Education International

Educational research has found that the verbal short term memory of children and adults with Down syndrome is more impaired than visual spatial memory. A consequence is that processing auditory information can be more difficult than processing visual information. In other words, learning from listening is a challenge.

Read more at: www.dseinternational.org/en-us/education21/2/

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From Down Syndrome Education International

Educational research suggests that signs can help young children with Down syndrome to learn new words and to communicate more. This knowledge helps parents and therapists to support the children’s early language development.

Read more at: www.dseinternational.org/en-us/education21/7/

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Since October is Down syndrome Awareness Month, I thought I would dig into some critical statistics in this community to understand what’s behind the numbers. Much has been said and written in the popular American press about the 90% plus termination  rate when a pregnancy receives a definitive pre-natal diagnosis of Down syndrome.  Diverse sources […]