Down Syndrome: An Introduction for Parents and Carers (3rd by Cliff Cunningham

By Cliff Cunningham


Already tested because the writer of the traditional paintings for folks of Down Syndrome teenagers, Cliff Cunningham has now produced the definitive research during this box. sensible and invaluable, its sympathetic and knowing strategy covers all of the questions mom and dad ask concerning the explanations, features and prognosis of Down Syndrome and contains the tricky concerns round prenatal tests.

Cliff Cunningham offers with the early reactions and emotions that oldsters could have and the way the relations adapt and cope whilst a baby is clinically determined. He explores the psychological, motor and social improvement of kids with Down Syndrome, from delivery to maturity. Cliff Cunningham has verified a research of over one hundred sixty childrens born with Down Syndrome and their development into maturity, the biggest survey of its style ever carried out.

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What parents at times do not specify is what exactly is not being respected—the culture of the parents, the parental expectations, or their hopes and aspirations for their child. If the parents and children have not developed good communication in childhood, it will be more difficult to establish in adolescence, when it will be critical for parents and children to understand each other (Falicov 1998; Bernal and Flores-Ortiz 1990). Vignette #4: A problem of disrespect Oliva was fourteen when her parents brought her to treatment, after she was found to be cutting school during the summer and going instead to the movies.

Siegel, The Developing Mind: How Relationships and the Brain Interact to Shape Who We Are (New York: Guilford Press, 1999). 2. Acculturation is defined as the degree to which individuals incorporate the values, traditions, practices, and attitudes of another culture, when two cultures come into contact. In the case of Chicanos, the pressure to survive and thrive in a dominant European American context may lead to behavioral (including linguistic) and attitudinal acculturation. Values emerging from the culture of origin may be modified or adapted as well.

In Health Issues in Latino Males, ed. Marilyn Aguirre-Molina, Luisa N. Borrell, and William Vega, 67–82. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2010. Canino, Glorisa, and Margarita Alegria. S. Latino Psychology: Developmental and Community-Based Perspectives, ed. Francisco Villaruel, Gustavo Carlo, The Mental Health of Chicana and Chicano Children 31 Josefina M. Grau, Margarita Azmitia, Natasha J. Cabrera, and T. Jamie Chahin, 31–44. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2009. Castillo, Ana.

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