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Title: The families' perspective: raising a child or young adult with Down Syndrome
Authors: Drower, Iris S.
Issue Date: 1996
Publisher: © Iris S. Drower
Abstract: Down syndrome (referenced in USA) or Down's syndrome throughout the world, the most common genetic birth defect is a chromosomal anomaly. It affects all races and economic levels equally throughout the world. It has only been over the past twenty years that significant advances in human genetics have compounded a move toward the future needs and potential of children and young adults with Down syndrome. Henceforth, individuals with Down syndrome can now be seen more within the confines of their neighboring schools, homes and communities. [Continues.]
Description: A Doctoral Thesis. Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy at Loughborough University.
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/27843
Appears in Collections:PhD Theses (Communication, Media, Social and Policy Studies)

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