Down Syndrome

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THUMB'S UP RICO

MARIA TESTA

The touching story of a boy with Down syndrome and his attempts at basketball, friendship and art. It shows how special needs are not a hindrance, but rather a blessing to the child.

AW129DS $14.95

BABIES WITH DOWN SYNDROME

A New Parents' Guide

Second Edition

EDITED BY K. STRAY-GUNDERSEN

A newly revised complete and compassionate guide, written by doctors, nurses, educators, lawyers, and parents.

WB156DS-ENGLISH $15.95 WB178DS-SPANISH $15.95

ANOTHER SEASON

A Coach's Story of Raising an Exceptional Son.

BY GENE STALLINGS AND SALLY COOK

Gene Stallings, a football coach at the University of Alabama, faced tough situations on the field. In 1962 he received his greatest challenge: his son John Mark was diagnosed with Down syndrome and a heart defect. A powerful stow of a father's love for his son.

LB100DS $22.95

TEARS AND TRIUMPHS

A Look Into the World of Children with Down Syndrome or Other Developmental Delays

VALENTINE DIMITRIEV

Written with warmth, dignity, compassion and humor, this book explores the struggles, sorrows, and courage of families with Down syndrome or other developmental delays. An inspiring factual accounting based on the authors work with parents and their challenged children.

VD101DS $22.00

TEACHING THE INFANT WITH DOWN SYNDROME

A Guide for Parents and Professionals

M.J. HANSON, PH.D.

The latest information on teaching activities for infants, resources for parents, medical facts about Down syndrome and tips for parents on how best to help and enjoy their babies.

PE048DS $31.00

SCHOOLING CHILDREN WITH DOWN SYNDROME

Toward an Understanding of Possibility

CHRISTOPHER KLIEWER

This book traces the history of community banishment inflicted on people with Down syndrome, and addresses issues such as literacy and language. Concludes that students with Down syndrome are inherently valuable to the classroom community and calls for the inclusion of all into the learning environment.

TC100DS $21.96

CHILDREN WITH DOWN'S SYNDROME

A Guide For Teachers and Learning Support Assistants in Mainstream Primary and Secondary Schools

STEPHANIE LORENZ

This practical handbook offers advice on strategies for meeting the special educational needs of children with Down syndrome in mainstream schools. The aim is to increase the confidence of support assistants and others in providing a quality education for their pupils.

TF130DS $23.95

A PARENT'S GUIDE TO DOWN SYNDROME

Toward a Brighter Future

S.M. PUESCHEL, M.D., PH.D., J.D., M.P.H.

Dr. Pueschel looks at important steps from infancy to adolescence. Readers are offered reassuring guidance and clear information about topics important to every family of a child with Down syndrome.

PB051DS $22.95

VERONICA'S FIRST YEAR

JEAN SASSO RHEINGROVER, ILLUSTRATED BY KAY LIFE

Learning that their baby has Down syndrome can be very difficult for a family, especially other children, who wonder why people are distressed about an event that was anticipated with joy. This easy to read book can help family and baby grow.

AW117DS $14.95

FINE MOTOR SKILLS IN CHILDREN WITH DOWN SYNDROME

MARYANNE BRUNI, BSc OT(C)

Written for parents, health professionals, and teachers, for use as a practical and accessible guide to developing and understanding fine motor skills in children with Down syndrome from infancy to early adolescence. …