Information on Down Syndrome
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Changing behavior...& teaching new skills / Naomi Swiezy. Disability Solutions 1999; 3(5/6):25-30.Challenging Behaviour Foundation - provides an information section on their website containing articles on challenging behaviour, self-injurious behaviour, the use of medication for challenging behaviour, etc.
Dealing with challenging behaviour . In: Students with intellectual disabilities : a resource guide for teachers / Province of British Columbia. Ministry of Education -- Victoria, BC: Queen's Printer, 1995.
Meeting the challenges of challenging behaviour / Kathleen K. Biersdorff. Rehabilitation Review 2002 Feb; 13(2):2 p
Practical approaches to behaviours that drive you crazy / Paul White. Disability Solutions 1999; 4(1):1,3-8,13-14.
Strategies to address challenging behaviour in young children with Down syndrome / Kathleen Feeley and Emily Jones. Down Syndrome Research and Practice 2008;12(2);153-163.
www.BehaviorAdvisor.com This site offers thousands of tips on managing student behavior, and provides step-by-step directions for implementing a great number of standard interventions.
Dual Diagnosis - Autism
The Recognition of autism in children with Down syndrome - implications for intervention and some speculations about pathology / P. Howlin, L. Wing, J. Gould. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology 1995; 37: 406-414
Comorbidity of Down syndrome and autism / Robert J. Pary. The Habilitative Mental Healthcare Newsletter 1997 Jan/Feb; v16(n1):.
Down syndrome & autistic spectrum (ds-autism) listserv - a discussion list for families, parents, and professionals interested in this dual diagnosis. Topics include medical, educational, and family concerns in a free, and open forum.
Dual Diagnosis - Mental Health
Depression in people with learning disability / Royal College of Psychiatrists & Down's Syndrome Association. London, UK : Down's Syndrome Association, 1996.
It's your move - Down syndrome and dementia / Karen Watchman. Edinburgh, UK : Down's Syndrome Scotland, 2002.
Mental Health Aspects of Developmental Disabilities is a journal exclusively devoted to the mental health needs of persons who have mental health issues and developmental disabilities. The journal produces four issues per year and covers diagnosis, treatment and habilitation needs.
Mental wellness in adults with Down syndrome : a guide to emotional and behavioral strengths and challenges / Dennis McGuire and Brian Chicoine. -- Bethesda, MD: Woodbine House, 2006.
National Association for the Dually Diagnosed (NADD) is a US based association for persons with developmental disabilities and mental health needs. NADD is a nonprofit association established for professionals, care providers and families to promote understanding of and services for individuals who have developmental disabilities and mental health needs.
Dual Diagnosis - Mental Health - British Columbia
Planning Guidelines for Mental Health and Addiction Services for Children, Youth and Adults with Developmental Disability / B.C. Ministry of Health. Mental Health and Addictions Branch. Victoria, BC : Queens Printer, 2007. Highlights the approach and principal recommendations for planning mental health and addiction services for children, youth and adults with developmental disabilities in British Columbia.
The facts of life -- and more : sexuality and intimacy for people with intellectual disabilities / edited by Leslie Walker-Hirsch. Baltimore, MD : Paul H. Brookes, 2007.
Let’s talk about periods : a booklet about growing up for girls who have a learning disability / Lynda Russell. Edinburgh, UK : Down's Syndrome Scotland, 2005.
Let's talk about puberty / written by Lois Marsden. Edinburgh, UK : Down's Syndrome Scotland, 2005.
Sexuality education - part 1 / Terri Couwenhoven Disability Solutions 2001 Mar/Apr; v4(5):1,3-14.
Sexuality education - part 2 / Terri Couwenhoven. Disability Solutions 2001 May/Jun; v4(6):1,3-12.
Teaching children with Down syndrome about their bodies, boundaries, and sexuality - a guide for parents and professionals / Terri Couwenhoven. -- Bethesda, MD: Woodbine House, 2007.