BOOKS & LITERATURE
The following are some helpful books which many within the Down syndrome community have found very helpful.
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BOOKS ON DOWN SYNDROME
"For women and their families, A guide to understanding prenatal screening tests for Down syndrome, Trisomy 18, Open Neural Tube Defects" - August 2007 (Hospital Genetics Department)
"Babies with Down syndrome 0-5 Years" 3rd Rev. - Susan Skellerup
[This is what is known as the Down syndrome "Bible" - the mother of all handbooks, for all things Down syndrome and everything that you will want/should know about. If ever there was a book that we would suggest that you read, it's this one.]
"Early Communication Skills for Children with DS" - Libby Kumin
"Fine Motor Skills for Children with Down Syndrome" 2nd Edition - Maryanne Bruni
"Gross Motor Skills in Children with DS" - Patricia C. Winders
"Teaching Children with Down syndrome about their Bodies, Boundaries and Sexuality" - A Guide for Parents & Professionals. - Terri Couwenhoven, M.S. http://www.woodbinehouse.com/main.asp?product_id=978-1-890627-33-1&.asp
BOOKS FOR KIDS OR SIBLINGS ABOUT DOWN SYNDROME
"I have Down syndrome, What Does That Mean?" - Sandi Graham-McWade (Click to Order)