Down Syndrome Research and Practice - Contents
Down Syndrome Research and Practice offers the best of Down
syndrome research, practice, news and reviews in accessible formats for families,
practitioners and researchers.
Down Syndrome Research and Practice contains articles
grouped under the following main headings:
News reports of matters of interest to the research and
practitioner readership from around the world.
Updates inform nonspecialist readers about new scientific
advances, as reported either in recently published papers (in
Down Syndrome Research and Practice and elsewhere) or at
- RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS
Research highlights are brief reports of recent research
findings published elsewhere.
Practice Reports present the observations of families,
carers and practitioners.
Resources includes reviews of new books, teaching
materials, software and web sites of note.
Reports are original papers that present the results of
Reviews are original review papers that survey developments
in a particular area of research or revolving around a particular
issue or question.
- CASE STUDIES
Case studies are original reports of observations of one or
a few individuals.
Essays offer personal reflections on a subject of interest
to a wider audience.
For more information about each of these headings and and submitting material
for consideration, please refer to
the Down Syndrome Research and Practice
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
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