Down's Syndrome

 

Down's-syndrome children with SEN

The abilities of children with Down’s syndrome vary enormously, but most tend to be within the mild to moderate learning disability range.

Parents of children with Down's syndrome are often concerned that a vulnerable child will be bullied or picked on.

Experience suggests that the reverse is often the case; children who have been perceived to be prone to this kind of behaviour have responded by offering support and protection to the less able child, bringing out positive behaviour and increasing self-esteem and self-worth in many who struggled to find any.


Fragile X
Fragile X is the second most commonly occurring inherited condition after Down’s syndrome. Children with Fragile X may be developmentally delayed and experience learning...

Rett Syndrome
Whilst there is variability in the severity of the disorder, most people with Rett syndrome are profoundly and multiply disabled with high dependency needs throughout life. Initial...

Rare Chromosome Disorders
Prader-Willi and Angelman syndromes are rare genetic conditions both caused by irregularities in chromosome 15. They aren’t diseases, but are neurological disorders which can...




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