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Health Issues - Down Syndrome By Forrest Keel
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Down's syndrome is a genetic condition involving an extra chromosome, this change occurs around the time of conception. A person with Down's syndrome has forty-seven chromosomes instead of the usual... More > forty-six. A relatively common genetic disorder, Down's strikes 1 out of 600 babies. In 95 percent of all cases, the disorder originates with the egg, not the sperm, and the only known risk factor is advanced maternal age-at age 35, a woman has 1 chance in 117 of having a baby with Down's; at 40, her odds are 1 in 34. People with Down's syndrome all have a certain degree of learning disability . This means that they develop and learn more slowly than other children. However, most children with Down's syndrome today will walk and talk, many will read and write, go to ordinary school, and look forward to a semi-independent adult life. In this book we will talk about some facts, testing and detecting.< Less
The Limpet Syndrome By Tony Moyle
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From the Back Cover Imagine there was a politician whose only ambition was to corrupt and manipulate the very people who elected him, without them even knowing it. This was Byron T Casey’s... More > ambition. It helped that he was the Prime Minister and had just acquired Emorfed, a substance that had the ability to alter a person’s soul. Sandy Logan was the only person capable of stopping him. But there was one problem. Sandy was dead. It complicated matters that his death had been aided by the mysterious Limpet Syndrome, which meant he wasn't dead dead. Very few people understood why Sandy’s soul had lingered on Earth, least of all Sandy. ------------------------- "The book that restores your faith in reading for pleasure," Amazon Customer "Remarkably original, highly recommended," Amazon Customer "I couldn't put it down," Amazon Customer About the Author Tony Moyle was supposed to be a Chemist. Turns out he was rubbish at it. A book formed in 1996 and took 21 years to escape on to paper.< Less
Living with Asperger's Syndrome By Jeremy Tolmie
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This is a book about what it is like to grow up with Aspergers Syndrome and not knowing it till your 17. I talk about all the up's and Down's that have happened in my life. All the problems in school... More > and with bullies and trying to find my way in a world that is not designed for people on the spectrum. You will get to hear in my words everything that has happened to me. From my first memories too being hospitalised too getting a job and having a girl freind .This is a must read for all parents of people on the spectrum and for anyone that wants to know what it is like to have Aspergers Syndrome or any form of autism.< Less
Living with Asperger's Syndrome By Jeremy Tolmie
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This is a book about what it is like to grow up with Aspergers Syndrome and not knowing it till your 17. I talk about all the up's and Down's that have happened in my life. All the problems in school... More > and with bullies and trying to find my way in a world that is not designed for people on the spectrum. You will get to hear in my words everything that has happened to me. From my first memories too being hospitalised too getting a job and having a girl freind .This is a must read for all parents of people on the spectrum and for anyone that wants to know what it is like to have Aspergers Syndrome or any form of autism.< Less
The "People Power" Education Superbook: Book 42. Special Education 1 (Mentally & Physically Disabled Children At School, Autism) By Tony Kelbrat
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My main purpose in writing this book is to find all the conventional knowledge about mental challenges as I could and centralize it here. It is evident when a child is born with down syndrome or his... More > or her performance seems slower than normal but everything else is someone's opinion as with autism spectrum disorders and learning disabilities. People who diagnose these so-called disorders have no specific test that can with certainty say they have this disorder therefore need this drug. That's why you can't take it on face when some medical or mental health professional sits with your child for 40 minutes then tells you that he or she needs to go on ritalin or some other drug for the next x number of years. No matter how you cut it, it's a profit-driven industry. The school gets extra money for every kid diagnosed as LD or special ed. The mental health people make money diagnosing and counselling these kids plus writing drug prescriptions. The drug companies make tons of money.< Less
365 More Things People Believe That Aren't True By James Egan
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The world's deadliest sport is kite-flying. Some mammoths were smaller than children. Owls are the dumbest birds in the world. Very few people with Tourette's syndrome swear. You can't get a six-pack... More > from doing sit-ups. King Arthur's sword wasn't called Excalibur. Milk doesn't make your bones strong. There's no bones in your fingers. The Bible states that humans can't become angels. Humans have more than two nostrils. It's impossible to slide down a bannister. At a wedding, the bride doesn't walk down the aisle. Ties were invented for war, not fashion. Most Disney classics made almost no money. Slavery has only been illegal in the UK since 2010. George Washington wasn't the first American President. Velcro doesn’t exist. Nobody knows why we sleep.< Less
The “People Power” Mental & Physical Disabled Education & School Guide (Practical Knowledge from Preschool to College to Adulthood) By Tony Kelbrat
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My three main purposes in writing this book are: 1.) To find all the conventional knowledge about mental challenges as I could and centralize it here. 2.) It is evident when a child is born with... More > down syndrome or his or her performance seems slower than normal but everything else is someone’s opinion as with autism spectrum disorders and learning disabilities. People who diagnose these so-called disorders have no specific test that can with certainty say they have this disorder therefore need this drug. That’s why you can’t take it on face when some medical or mental health professional sits with your child for 40 minutes then tells you that he or she needs to go on ritalin or some other drug for the next x number of years. No matter how you cut it, it’s a profit-driven industry. The school gets extra money for every kid diagnosed as LD or special ed. The mental health people make money diagnosing and counselling these kids plus writing drug prescriptions.< Less
The "People Power" Disability - Serious Illness - Senior Citizen Superbook: Book 6. Special Education 1 (Mentally & Physically Disabled Children At School, Autism) By Tony Kelbrat
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There are several ways to have a limited ability to think: Born that way by genetics as with Down's Syndrome. Born that way by mother's bad habits as with fetal alcohol syndrome. Get hit in the... More > head, traumatic brain injury, concussion. Stress of life. Substance abuse, prescription drugs that alter brain chemistry Chemicals in ordinary objects like aspartame, lead, mercury, etc. Electro-magnetic waves Self-delusion, people get depressed, think too much, etc. My main purposes in writing this book are: To find all the conventional knowledge about mental challenges as I could and centralize it here. It is evident when a child is born with down syndrome or his or her performance seems slower than normal but everything else is someone's opinion as with autism spectrum disorders and learning disabilities. People who diagnose these so-called disorders have no specific test that can with certainty say they have this disorder therefore need this drug.< Less
Beverly's Story She's Not My Little Girl Anymore By Doris Brown
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At age 53, Beverly has Down's syndrome, Alzheimer's and dementia. I would be less than truthful if I implied that it isn't difficult and challenging to care for her. However, I receive more love,... More > hugs and kisses in one day than most people will receive in a lifetime.< Less
Tangled Webs By Barbara M. Robinson
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Bringing up a child is a time-consuming but rewarding task for any parent. But what is it like for the parent of a child with disabilities? What then? Anxious and concerned parents, conscientious or... More > dismissive caregivers, arrogant or caring do-gooders, insensitive or dedicated professionals, all come together to form Tangled Webs through which the journey of a child with disabilities and her family is portrayed. This is the story of the dedication of the people who supported Sharon, who was born with Down Syndrome. She matures despite all headaches, problems, and doomsayers, to become independent from her family. It is a story of triumph in a world of adversity. Tangled Webs has a message for everyone in today's society; parents, educators, social workers and medical care providers; anyone who has contact with people with disabilities.< Less

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