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Tips for mentally stimulating a child with down syndrome?
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Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics 50 years experience
Early Intervention: Programs for infants with DS accelerate attainment of motor, communication, self-help/adaptive & cognitive skills through OT, PT, cognitive, behavioral & Speech/Language Therapy from 0-3, then Early Childhood Special Education beginning at age 3 + individual therapies, if possible. Ask teachers & therapists what skills your child has mastered, what he's ready to do next & how to motivate him.
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Last updated Nov 10, 2014
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