Dr. Layton and Dr. Hao have published a research study on a new diagnostic test for autism spectrum disorders called the Clinical Autism Diagnostic Scale (CADS). You can read the full abstract below the break:
Hello friends and family, Some of you are aware that I have written my first children’s book titled, Little Jazz Man. It is about a little cricket who wants to learn how to play a musical instrument. He goes looking for just the right instrument and meets many interesting critters who play different instruments.
The YangAi Parent Club Guangzhou, China, invited a family with a Down syndrome child to visit and meet with families and professionals at their center. The YangAi Parent Club is attempting to connect families to families. Therefore, they invited the Ball family: Douglas, Jane and daughter, Caroline, to visit their center. Plans are underway to […]
I wanted to share an article I wrote about communication issues among children with Down syndrome. It was originally published in the TDSN Newsletter, and it is available on their web site at TriangleDownsyndrome.org. This article discusses the speech, hearing, and language behaviors in these young children. It also discusses several intervention approaches that are […]
How do children learn? I have discussed it some in the article, Working with Down Syndrome: Q&A. Now I would like to describe this process further, and how it applies to children with Down syndrome. More of our treatment procedures are also included.
Often we are asked questions about how we provide treatment for children with Down syndrome. The following is a series of questions and answers to help families, professionals, and educators regarding our approach to working with these children.
Note: This article originally appeared in the July/August 2011 issue of TDSN News. triangledownsyndrome.org. In the last Newsletter, we introduced play-behaviors and their relationship to cognitive-language development in children with Down syndrome. In this article, we want to expand this concept by introducing a related cognitive function called Executive Function. Although this may appear to […]
Editor’s note: The accompanying form can be downloaded via the link at the bottom of this post. Social and Communication Issues One of the most frequently asked questions by parents of children with Down syndrome is how their child is doing compared to other children with Down syndrome? They are curious as to whether their […]
Several families know that we use the Apple iPad with children seen at our Center. We are being asked what “apps” (i.e., applications) we would recommend and for what age of child. We would like to start by saying that we have not had our iPad very long since it has only been on the […]