Down Syndrome Research and Practice
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Down Syndrome Research and Practice offers the best of Down syndrome research, practice,
news and reviews in accessible formats for families, practitioners and researchers.
All of the latest papers in Down Syndrome Research and Practice are
available online in full and for free before they are published in the
printed version of the journal. Read the
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Articles currently available include reviews on the current status and
future directions of Down syndrome research across a broad range of
areas - including literacy skills,
memory, speech and
social skills. These reviews were
presented by some of the world's leading researchers at the Down
Syndrome Research Directions Symposium hosted by Down Syndrome
Education International in 2007.
Can we train better
It has been known for a long while that children with Down
syndrome have specific impairments in verbal short-term memory.
Research now indicates that memory training activities may be
effective. This update article summarises recent memory training
A mother's perspective on prenatal screening
This essay provides a mother's personal account
of her experiences of modern prenatal screening practices and some
of the consequences of these practices for today's
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About Down Syndrome Research and Practice
First published in 1993, Down Syndrome Research and Practice publishes
original research reports, reviews and case studies, with particular emphasis on
the practical implications of research for people living with Down syndrome.
Down Syndrome Research and Practice has recently been relaunched to offer
a broader range of research, practice, reviews and news in a more accessible format.
The journal has also adopted an Open Access publishing policy and all articles are
now freely accessible online. A printed edition continues to be available
Down Syndrome Research and Practice is published by
Education International and is the official scientific journal of the European
Down Syndrome Association.
Down Syndrome Research and Practice is indexed in Down Syndrome Research
and Practice is indexed in MEDLINE/PubMed
ISSN (Print): 0968-7912 | ISSN (Online): 1753-7606