Unformatted text preview: useful; however’ it is now recommended that children with Down’s syndrome receive education in groups, either with fellow Down’s syndrome children or at mainstream school if the degree of learning disability is limited. It is believed this approach offers a more holistic approach which helps integration. After the age of 18, social benefits are available, which vary depending upon the degree of disability and whether they are working. A planned approach for further education and employment opportunities when children leave school is required by law. On leaving home, some form of supported housing is usually required. It is important to continue to look for health problems which are common in children and adults who have Down’s Syndrome....
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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2011 for the course ANTHRO 2000 taught by Professor Monicaoyola during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
- Fall '10