ERIC Number: EJ626349
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Strategies and Considerations for Teaching an Adolescent with Down Syndrome and Type I Diabetes to Self-Administer Insulin.
Bosner, Sylvia M.; Belfiore, Phillip J.
Education and Training in Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities, v36 n1 p94-102 Mar 2001
In this study, a system of least prompts, partial participation, and parental involvement was used to successfully teach an adolescent with Down syndrome, moderate mental retardation, and Type I diabetes to self-administer an injection of insulin as part of an overall plan to increase self-determination and independence. (Contains seven references.) (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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