child development

This resource is produced by Down's Syndrome Scotland and looks at the ages and stages of Down's Syndrome. It also provides information about the health problems associated with Down's syndrome, screening and testing, child development, growing older and dementia. There is also a list of relevant professionals that can help people with Down's syndrome as well as their families and carers.

Document describing a five-day 'Way We Learn' course aimed at parents from disadvantaged communities. The course involved a variety of exercises intended to make parents more attuned to their children's cognitive processes.

Research looking into differences in early child development by examining the factors associated with the cognitive and behavioural ability of children up to age 5 in the Millennium Cohort Study.

Paper putting forward the advantages of the developmental approach as a framework for understanding Down syndrome, arguing that it both narrows and broadens the scope of research in the field.

This booklet is produced by Scottish Down's Syndrome Association and provides a wide range of information for parents, carers, professionals and students about Down's syndrome. The resource includes facts and figures, information about health problems associated with Down's syndrome, screening and testing, growing up and growing older with Down's syndrome, as well as current research.

This resource is an introduction to the differences between adult and children’s communication. This is a mixture of small group discussion and tutor-led information giving, supported by handouts.

This report describes effective strategies, in the fields of health, education and social work, for helping children cope with periods of transition and change through the promotion of resilience. The report draws on an extensive review of the international literature on the promotion of resilience.

This report describes effective strategies, in the fields of health, education and social work, for helping children cope with periods of transition and change through the promotion of resilience. The report draws on an extensive review of the international literature on the promotion of resilience.

Growing Up in Scotland (GUS) is a major longitudinal study launched in 2005 with the aim of tracking a group of children and their families from the early years, through childhood and beyond. Funded by the Scottish Government its main aim is to provide information to support policy-making, but it is also intended to be a broader resource that can be drawn on by academics, voluntary sector organisations and other interested parties.