Practice to make a difference.

Can I Tell You About Down Syndrome?: A guide for friends, family and professionals

Meet David - a boy with Down syndrome. David invites readers to learn about Down syndrome from his perspective, helping them to understand what Down syndrome is and how it affects his daily life. He explains that he sometimes needs extra help at home and school and suggest ways that those around him can help him to feel supported.

Contents:

  • Introduction.
  • 1. Introducing David who has Down syndrome.
  • 2. What is it like to have Down syndrome?.
  • 3. What I like to do.
  • 4. Playing with other children.
  • 5. In my classroom.
  • 6. Telling the class about Down syndrome.
  • 7. How other children can help.
  • 8. How teachers can help.
  • 9. How parents can help.
  • 10. How my brother and sister can help.
  • Recommended reading and websites.

Author Bio:

Elizabeth Elliott has been a trustee for the Downs Syndrome Research Foundation UK for over 15 years and is their current Chair. She has liaised and worked with professionals and families to explain, lobby for, and educate about DS. She is a child and adolescent psychiatrist based in London, UK.

 

Can I Tell You About Down Syndrome?: A guide for friends, family and professionals

Author: Elizabeth Elliott

$20.99 Add to Cart

Customers who Purchased this item also purchased

  • Can I Tell You About Eating Disorders?: A guide for friends, family and professionals

    Can I Tell You About Eating Disorders?: A guide for friends, family and professionals

    by Bryan Lask and Lucy Watson

    Meet Rosie – a teenage girl with* anorexia*. Rosie invites readers to learn about anorexia and how it makes her see herself differently to how other people see her. She also introduces readers to Natalie who has* bulimia*, Ben who has* selective eating problems* and Beth who has AFRID (*Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder*). They all explain why they find food difficult and how their eating disorders are different. This illustrated book is an ideal introduction to understanding the complex issues surrounding eating disorders. It shows family, friends and teachers how... More info

    $20.99 Add to Cart
  • Can I Tell You About Parkinson's Disease?: A guide for friends, family and professionals

    Can I Tell You About Parkinson's Disease?: A guide for friends, family and professionals

    by Alan M Hultquist

    Meet Nikolai - a man with Parkinson's disease. Nikolai invites readers to learn about Parkinson's from his perspective, helping them to understand how Parkinson's affects his daily life and why some tasks can be especially challenging for him. He also gives advice on how to help someone with Parkinson's when they have difficulties with physical movements and memory *Contents:* Acknowledgements.; 1. Introducing Nikolai, who has Parkinson's disease. 2. Parkinson's disease is a medical problem. 3. Shaking. 4. Moving slowly and stiff muscles. 5. Balance. 6. Freezing. 7. Memory. 8.... More info

    $20.99 Add to Cart
  • Can I Tell You About Sensory Processing Difficulties?: A guide for friends, family and professionals

    Can I Tell You About Sensory Processing Difficulties?: A guide for friends, family and professionals

    by Sue Allen

    Meet Harry - a young boy with sensory processing difficulties. Harry invites readers to learn about why he finds it hard to process sensory information effectively, and how even simple thing such as washing, dressing and coping with meal times can be challenging for him. He also talks about difficulties he faces at school and why large groups and loud noises are especially hard. He explains how other people can have different sensory processing issues and talks about what he and those around him can do to help. *Contents:* ... More info

    $20.99 Add to Cart