People with Down syndrome usually have some level of independence by the time they become adults. Different types of specialized therapies, counseling, and training can help them learn necessary skills and manage emotional issues.
The common types of therapy and training include:
For more information, see the topics Speech and Language Development, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Healthy Eating for Children.
|Primary Medical Reviewer||Susan C. Kim, MD - Pediatrics|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||Louis Pellegrino, MD - Developmental Pediatrics|
|Last Revised||July 20, 2011|
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