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Neurocognitive Rehabilitation of down Syndrome Early Years

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ISBN-10: 1107400430

ISBN-13: 9781107400436

Edition: 2011

Authors: Jean-Adolphe Rondal, Juan Perera, Donna Spiker

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List price: $65.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 6/2/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 252
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.946

Preface
Definition, History, Methodology, and Assessment
Early intervention: definition, objectives, models and challenges
The history of rehabilitative intervention for infants and young children with Down syndrome and their families: where have we been and where are we going?
Advances in clinical endpoints for neurocognitive rehabilitation in Down syndrome
Genetics, Brain and Animal Models
New perspectives on molecular and genetic therapies in Down syndrome
Brain plasticity and environmental enrichment in Ts65Dn mice, an animal model for Down syndrome
Development of the brain and metabolism
Pharmacological and Medical Management and Treatment
Pharmacotherapy for children with Down syndrome
Early medical caretaking and follow-up
Evaluation and management of cardiovascular diseases in Down syndrome
Early Development and Intervention
Developmental models as frameworks for early intervention with children with Down syndrome
Aspects of motor development in Down syndrome
Memory development and learning
Prelinguistic and early development, stimulation and training in children with Down syndrome
Speech perception, stimulation and phonological development
Goal-directedness as a target for early intervention in Down syndrome
The role of parents of children with Down syndrome and other disabilities in early intervention
Therapeutic Perspectives
Perspectives of hybrid therapeutic strategies in intellectual disabilities and Down syndrome
Conclusions
Index