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  • Babies with Down Syndrome: A New Parents' Guide
    by Karen Stray-Gundersen (Editor), Karen Stray-Qundersen (Editor), Karen Stray-Gunderson Revised Paperback Published by Woodbine House December 1, 1995 "...praised for its expansive focus and compassionate voice ten years ago, this edition contains the most recent info pre-natal testing, early intervention, coping with familial and societal reaction, and the latest legal issues."
    (Added: Fri Jun 15 2001)
  • Children with Mental Retardation: A Parents' Guide
    by Romayne Smith (Editor) Paperback, 437 pages, Published by Woodbine House May 1993; Children with Mental Retardation is a complete and compassionate guide to everything parents need to know about raising their child and meeting her varied medical, therapeutic, and educational needs. Children with mild to moderate mental retardation, whether diagnosed at birth or in early childhood, require more help than usual in all areas of development, and their parents need to be well informed and involved every step of the way.
    (Added: Wed Jul 11 2001)
  • Communication Skills in Children with Down Syndrome: A Guide for Parents
    by Libby, Ph.D. Kumin Paperback, 241 pages Published by Woodbine House January 1994; This guide provides a wealth of information about speech and language development in children with Down syndrome. Parents learn what to expect as communication skills progress from infancy through early adolescence, how Down syndrome can affect those skills, and what they can do to maximize their child's potential in this crucial area of development.
    (Added: Wed Jul 11 2001)
  • Differences in Common: Straight Talk on Mental Retardation, Down Syndrome, & Life
    by Marilyn Trainer Paperback, 231 pages Published by Woodbine House November 1991; A collection of almost fifty essays, Differences in Common speaks not only to every parent of a child who is "different," but also to those who know little about people with mental retardation. Trainer brings a fresh, candid outlook to the challenges, hopes, and fears of family life - a life shaped by a child with Down syndrome, but one which strikes a common chord in all of us.
    (Added: Wed Jul 11 2001)