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van Wouwe, J.P. (author), van Gameren-Oosterom, H.B.M. (author), Verkerk, P.H. (author), van Dommelen, P. (author), Fekkes, M. (author)
Object. To determine the level of mainstream education in a nationwide cohort of adolescents with Down Syndrome (DS), and to find characteristics related to mainstream or special school attendance. Method. Dutch children with DS born in 1992, 1993 or 1994, were assessed when 16–19 years old. Parents scored school enrolment between the age of 4...
article 2014
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Gameren-Oosterom, H.B.M. (author), Fekkes, M. (author), van Wouwe, J.P. (author), Detmar, S.B. (author), Oudesluys-Murphy, A.M. (author), Verkerk, P.H. (author)
OBJECTIVE: To assess problem behavior in adolescents with Down syndrome and examine the association with sex and severity of intellectual disability. STUDY DESIGN: Cross-sectional data of a Dutch nationwide cohort of Down syndrome children aged 16-19 years were collected using a written parental questionnaire. Problem behavior was measured using...
article 2013
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van Gameren-Oosterom, H.B.M. (author), Fekkes, M. (author), Sijmen, A. (author), Reijneveld, S.A. (author), Oudesluys-Murphy, A.M. (author), Verkerk, P.H. (author), van Wouwe, J.P. (author), Buitendijk, S.E. (author)
Survival of children with Down syndrome (DS) has improved considerably, but insight into their level of daily functioning upon entering adulthood is lacking. We collected cross-sectional data from a Dutch nationwide cohort of 322 DS adolescents aged 16-19 (response 62.8%) to assess the degree to which they master various practical and social...
article 2013