ERIC Number: ED100087
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: N/A
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To Give an EDGE: A Guide for New Parents of Down's Syndrome (Mongoloid) Children.
Horrobin, J. Margaret; Rynders, John E.
The guide for new parents of infants with Down's Syndrome contains 11 entries by parents, pediatricians, and educators. The following topics are addressed: typical initial parental reactions; the causes and effects of Down's Syndrome; reactions of 18 pairs of parents initially and after at least 1 year of living with their child; guidelines on daily care tasks and ways of stimulating development; language stimulation; training in socially acceptable behaviors; muscular development; eating habits, toilet training, hygiene, rest habits, and dressing; the importance of play; and planning for the future. (GW)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis. Research, Development, and Demonstration Center in Education of Handicapped Children.