Published on March 21st, 2017 | from CAMH Education
CAMH Library: Resources for World Down Syndrome Day 2017
By Sarah Bonato, Reference/Research Librarian, CAMH Library
March 21 is World Down Syndrome Day. We’ve selected a number of resources to help with your research.
Implementing Health Checks for Adults with Developmental Disabilities: A Toolkit for Primary Care Providers
From Health Care Access Research and Developmental Disabilities (H-CARDD)
- This toolkit aims to provide primary care providers with tools and resources to support the provision of Health Checks for patients with developmental disabilities
Available from https://www.porticonetwork.ca/documents/38160/99698/Primary+Care+Toolkit_FINAL_ym2.pdf/dfa654d6-8463-41da-9b79-3478315503eb
Medications for Cognitive Decline in People with Down Syndrome
From the Cochrane
- This review address if adults (18 years and older) with Down Syndrome benefit from treatment with medicine to prevent cognitive decline
Available from http://www.cochrane.org/CD011546/BEHAV_medications-cognitive-decline-people-down-syndrome
Patterns of Autism Spectrum Symptomatology in Individuals with Down Syndrome Without Comorbid Autism Spectrum Disorder
From the Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders. 2015 Jan; 7(1):5
- This study addresses the typical range of social communicative impairments observed in children, adolescents, and young adults with Down Syndrome who do not have comorbid Autism Spectrum Disorder
Available from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4318440/
Pain in Intellectually Disabled Children: Towards Evidence-Based Pharmacotherapy?
From Paediatric Drugs. 2015 Oct;17(5):339-48
- This article addresses the challenges of finding the most effective pharmacotherapeutic options for the management of pain in intellectually disabled children and provides recommendations for clinical practice and research
Available from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26076801
Psychiatric Disorders in Adolescents and Young Adults with Down Syndrome and Other Intellectual Disabilities
From the Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders. 2015 Mar. 7(1):9
- This study is on psychiatric disorders such as depression and psychosis in Down Syndrome and other intellectual disabilities.
Available from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4373108/