A Parent's Guide to down Syndrome (Revised edition)

A Parent's Guide to down Syndrome (Revised edition)

By: Siegfried M. Pueschel (author)Paperback

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Revised and updated edition of classic book on raising children with Down's syndrome, including new developments in the biomedical field. Shows parents what to expect as their child grows in terms of health, schooling, and community life, from infancy to adolescence and beyond. Clear information about topics important to the whole family.

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About Author

Siegfried M. Pueschel, M.D., Ph.D., J.D., M.P.H., studied medicine in Germany and graduated from the Medical Academy of Dusseldorf in 1960. He then pursued his postgraduate studies at The Children's Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, and the Montreal Children's Hospital in Quebec, Canada. In 1967, he earned a Master of Public Health degree from the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston, Massachusetts; in 1985, he was awarded a doctoral degree in developmental psychology from the University of Rhode Island in Kingston; and in 1996, he was granted a Doctor of Juris degree from the Southern New England School of Law in North Dartmouth, Massachusetts. From 1967 to 1975, Dr. Pueschel worked at the Developmental Evaluation Clinic of The Children's Hospital in Boston. There he became director of the first Down Syndrome Program and provided leadership to the PKU and Inborn Errors of Metabolism Program. In 1975, Dr. Pueschel was appointed director of the Child Development Center at Rhode Island Hospital in Providence. He continued to pursue his interests in clinical activities, research, and teaching in the fields of developmental disabilities, biochemical genetics, and chromosome abnormalities. Dr. Pueschel is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Medical Genetics. His academic appointments include Lecturer in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, and Professor of Pediatrics, Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. "

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/10/2000
  • ISBN13: 9781557664525
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 353
  • ID: 9781557664525
  • weight: 397
  • ISBN10: 1557664528
  • edition: Revised edition

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