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In this short video, parents of children with Down syndrome talk about getting early intervention for their child after a diagnosis of Down syndrome. Early interventions include physiotherapy, speech therapy and sign language. They discuss respite care and the value of having a good support network of family, friends and other families of children with Down syndrome. Child health specialists talk about early intervention options and family life.
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  • Last updated or reviewed 20-11-2015
  • Acknowledgements

    This content was funded by the Australian Government Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, and developed in collaboration with the Better Start initiative.

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