Early Intervention in Down Syndrome: Targeting the Emerging Behavioral Phenotype This article discusses behavioral phenotype, or profile of development, associated with Down syndrome, and the implication of this knowledge of intervention for children with Down syndrome. A discussion of development in children with DS, and implications of behavioral phenotype research on intervention decisions, is reviewed. ... Article
Article  |   October 01, 2009
Early Intervention in Down Syndrome: Targeting the Emerging Behavioral Phenotype
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  • Deborah Fidler
    Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
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Special Populations / Genetic & Congenital Disorders / Early Identification & Intervention / Articles
Article   |   October 01, 2009
Early Intervention in Down Syndrome: Targeting the Emerging Behavioral Phenotype
SIG 1 Perspectives on Language Learning and Education, October 2009, Vol. 16, 83-89. doi:10.1044/lle16.3.83
SIG 1 Perspectives on Language Learning and Education, October 2009, Vol. 16, 83-89. doi:10.1044/lle16.3.83
Abstract

This article discusses behavioral phenotype, or profile of development, associated with Down syndrome, and the implication of this knowledge of intervention for children with Down syndrome. A discussion of development in children with DS, and implications of behavioral phenotype research on intervention decisions, is reviewed.

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