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Direct Support: Down Syndrome v.2

Clock Hours: 1

At the completion of this course, participants should be able to: • Recall the basics of Down syndrome, including its history, cause, and treatment. • Identify the associated medical conditions which occur with higher incidence in those diagnosed with DS. • Identify the laws in place to protect individuals with disabilities from discrimination. • Comprehend supports you can provide individuals in achieving their life goals. • Recall ways to empower individuals by encouraging independence and community participation.

This course presents facts about Down syndrome (DS), including its history, cause, symptoms, and treatment, common medical conditions associated with DS, laws protecting individuals with disabilities from discrimination in education and work, support systems available to individuals through the different stages of life, and ways to empower individuals through independent living and community participation. Keywords: Direct Support, Direct Care, Developmental Disabilities, Down syndrome, Down’s syndrome, Trisomy 21, Chromosomal Disorder

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