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Cover Down's Syndrome
series "Farsi un'idea"
pp. 128, Brossura, 978-88-15-11647-5
publication year 2007


Down's Syndrome

The text explains what Down' Syndrome is and the available educational and rehabilitative therapies. Parents, teachers, and other social operators can contribute to the physical and intellectual development of people afflicted by Downs' Syndrome, thus helping them achieve autonomy and a degree of educational and occupational integration.

Stefano Vicari teaches Psychobiology and Physiological Psychology at the Maria SS. Assunta University in Rome and directs the Neurology and Rehaibilitation Service of the Bambino Gesù Pediatric Hospital in Santa Marinella (Rome).

1. È nato Francesco! con la Sindrome di Down..
2. I controlli medici
3. Lo sviluppo intellettivo
4. Riabilitazione o abilitazione?
5. I bambini crescono
Conclusioni: Luoghi comuni, credenze ed altre falsità
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