When Down Syndrome and Autism Intersect
Studies suggest that between 5 and 39% of individuals with Down Syndrome also have Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Recognition and diagnosis of ASD is typically delayed as autistic symptoms are often attributed to intellectual impairment. This resource is for those who suspect something more than DS.
Written by a team of veteran parents and professionals, it covers every aspect of caring for children and adults with DS-ASD, including medical and dental needs, education, sleep, behaviour and cultural challenges that can be faced by individuals and their families.
Offers sound advice based on research and clinical findings but grounded in practical experience. 220+ pages.