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Issue 8 - 1999

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Two Families by Dr. Stephen Glicksman (no comments yet)
I met two families today. (read more...)

The Heart and Children with Down Syndrome by Dr. Dan Schneider (2 comments)
Congenital heart disease (the presence of a structural heart defect at birth) occurs in 40 - 50% of children with Down syndrome and cardiac abnormalities are probably the most common malformations seen in trisomy 21. (read more...)

Special Education for Special Children by Suzanne Kushner - England (no comments yet)
Chiddushei Harim teaches that the Almighty has many treasure chests in Heaven, all filled with an ample supply of every type of Beracho. (read more...)

Inclusion (no comments yet)
Our key question as we initiate a new millennium is "How do we live with one another?" (read more...)

Grandparents' Page (1 comment)
Let me introduce myself. I am a "Bubby" (read more...)

For Our Information by Juby Shapiro and Miryam Rabinowitz of TAFKID (no comments yet)
With annual reviews coming up and children transitioning from preschool to school age there is no doubt that every one of us can compile our own exhaustive list of questions about how to deal with the Board of Education. (read more...)

Atlanto-axial Instability by Center for Mental Retardation Magazine (no comments yet)
Atlanto-axial instability (AAI) is a condition that affects approximately 15% of people with Down Syndrome. (read more...)

An Empty Chair by Anne Silber (no comments yet)
In 1933, when I was born and placed for adoption, the system had no regard for the fact that I had a Jewish mother. (read more...)