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Down syndrome usually have some level of independence
by the time they become adults. Different types of specialized therapies,
counseling, and training can help them learn necessary skills and manage
The common types of therapy and training include:
For more information, see the topics Speech and Language Development, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Healthy Eating for Children.
July 20, 2011
Susan C. Kim, MD - Pediatrics & Louis Pellegrino, MD - Developmental Pediatrics
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