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ERIC Number: EJ677110
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
Pages: N/A
Abstractor: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1469-0047
Why Wait for Dementia?
Watchman, Karen
Journal of Learning Disabilities (United Kingdom), v7 n3 p221-30 Sep 2003
This article offers guidelines for the modification of the living environment of adults with Down syndrome before they develop dementia in order to allow them to remain in familiar surroundings for as long as possible. These include maintaining the person's individuality; aiding his/her communication; changing supports with the course of the disease; and being dementia aware. (Contains references.) DB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Community
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A