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Food for thought

01 December 2002

Learning Disability Practice

A&S Science

Down’s Syndrome Scotland has produced Food for Thought, a guide for staff and carers that focuses on mealtimes and eating when a person has Down syndrome and...

Supporting people with Down’s syndrome and dementia

29 October 2014

Learning Disability Practice


People with Down’s syndrome enjoy a longer life expectancy now than they ever have before, and are therefore at greater risk of developing conditions associated with...

it’s your move

01 October 2003

Learning Disability Practice

Practice & research

The link between Down syndrome and dementia has been widely researched in recent years (for example, Selikovitz 1997, Janicki and Ansello 2000). In the general...

dementia and Down syndrome: the diagnosis and support needed

01 March 2007

Learning Disability Practice

A&S Science

Recent research has suggested that the early symptoms and signs of dementia in people with Down syndrome may be different from those experienced by the general...

Breaking bad news to people with learning disabilities and dementia

02 September 2015

Learning Disability Practice

Art & Science

People with learning disabilities are now enjoying a longer life expectancy than ever before as a result of enhanced medical and social interventions and improved...