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The Parent's Guide to Down Syndrome - by Jen Jacob & Mardra Sikora (Paperback)

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  • Help your child succeed and thrive with this guide to navigating Down syndrome!
  • About the Author: Jen Jacob is the cofounder and vice president of the Down Syndrome Diagnosis Network.
  • 256 Pages
  • Family + Relationships, Parenting

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About the Book



"A guide for parents whose kid(s) have Down syndrome"--



Book Synopsis



Help your child succeed and thrive with this guide to navigating Down syndrome!

As a parent of a child diagnosed with Down syndrome, you may be feeling unsure of what to do next or where your child's journey will take you. In this book, authors Jen Jacob and Mardra Sikora share their experiences and guide you through life with Ds with expert advice from diagnosis to adulthood. Each page teaches you ways to support your child through major milestones; nurture their development; and ensure that they succeed behaviorally, socially, and cognitively. You'll also find valuable information on:
-Sharing the news with loved ones
-Transitioning into primary school
-Developing your child's social skills
-Discussing future opportunities, including employment and housing options

With The Parent's Guide to Down Syndrome, you will have the tools you need to raise a happy, healthy, and thriving child.



About the Author



Jen Jacob is the cofounder and vice president of the Down Syndrome Diagnosis Network. As a part of her role, she creates, moderates, and manages small online groups for more than 2000 new and expectant parents. Jen is the author and a contributor for Unexpected: Stories of a Down Syndrome Diagnosis, available globally. She lives in Iowa with her husband and four children; her youngest son, Owen, has Down syndrome.

By day Mardra Sikora balances a patchwork of community, advocacy, work, and family. She believes in the power of words and writes both fiction and nonfiction to advocate for and with her adult son Marcus. You can find her and Marcus on the blog Grown Ups and Downs; Facebook; Twitter; as well as on various blog networks, including The Huffington Post.

Dimensions (Overall): 8.9 Inches (H) x 5.9 Inches (W) x .8 Inches (D)
Weight: .8 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 256
Genre: Family + Relationships
Sub-Genre: Parenting
Publisher: Adams Media Corporation
Theme: General
Format: Paperback
Author: Jen Jacob & Mardra Sikora
Language: English
Street Date: January 1, 2016
TCIN: 50455048
UPC: 9781440592904
Item Number (DPCI): 248-07-0320
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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