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 booklet provides information about growing up for young people who have a learning disability.
Mind is a leading mental health charity in England and Wales and has produced information on many areas of mental health. This factsheet is about the different causes of confusion and dementia, and the states of mental and emotional distress that can be mistaken for dementia. It is intended for carers, professionals, students, and anyone with an interest in dementia and related conditions. This factsheet does not give comprehensive information on mental and emotional distress in older people.
Paper highlighting an increasing need to promote appropriate assessment and care planning for individuals with Down syndrome who develop dementia and arguing that housing and support services need to recognise and be more responsive to these people.
This resource produced by Down's Syndrome Scotland, provides information for new parents about babies with Down's Syndrome and includes information on the baby's development, ways to support good health, future pregnancies as well as looking to the future and living with Down's Syndrome.
Paper discussing the Down syndrome behavioural phenotype and the benefits of a developmental approach to its study as well as related issues such as the distinction between primary and secondary phenotypic features, heterotypic continuity and methodological implications.
This booklet, produced by Down's Syndrome Scotland, provides information for parents, carers, professionals and students about those professionals who provide health, education and social services and how they can help children with Down's Syndrome.
The Alzheimer's Society is the UK's leading care and research charity for people with dementia, their families and carers. They produce information and advice sheets to support those affected by dementia. Many people with dementia are concerned that their disease may have been inherited and that they may pass it on to their children. Family members of people with dementia are also sometimes concerned that they might be more likely to develop dementia themselves. This information sheet outlines the present state of knowledge about the inherited risk of dementia.
This resource produced by Down's Syndrome Scotland, provides information for parents on the issues and feelings that siblings of Down's Syndrome children may have.
This booklet is produced by Down's Syndrome Scotland and provides information for siblings and professionals about Down's Syndrome and dementia.