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ERIC Number: EJ352352
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1986
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Treatment Approaches in Down's Syndrome: A Review.
Foreman, Philip J.; Ward, James
Australia and New Zealand Journal of Developmental Disabilities, v12 n2 p111-21 Jun 1986
The paper reviews research into treatment approaches in Down's Syndrome. Pharmacological treatments reviewed include thyroid therapy, 5-hydroxytryptophan, vitamin therapy, and cell therapy. Other treatments considered are movement patterning, early intervention, and facial surgery. Early educational intervention is seen as the most effective treatment in producing behavioral change. (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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Language: English
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