The Way to Good Development
A child with Down Syndrome is not necessarily too different from other children. They experience the same emotions, the same moods, and grow up similarly – through learning new things, playing, and experiencing life. There are problems, however, with cognitive development. But these issues usually range from mildly serious to moderately serious. Severe cognitive problems are very rare with Down Syndrome.
It is important to remember that you can help your child in their developing stages by providing normal experiences. Read to them as you would a normal child, play with them, and everything else. Building positive experiences can help children, with or without Down Syndrome.
If you aren’t certain of your capabilities of raising a child with Down Syndrome, there are multiple options you can choose from. There are many development and treatment programs available. These cannot “cure” a child of Down Syndrome. But these can great help them with key skills to allow them to become more independent individuals. These programs are usually focused on improving speech and physical and educational therapy. These, along with your love and support, can help children with Down Syndrome develop into people with happy and productive lives.