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New study details development of functional skills based on age

“Contrary to some public beliefs, people with Down syndrome never stop learning, and functional skills can still be attained and improved well into adulthood.”—Brian Skotko

“Once a child with Down syndrome is born, parents frequently want to know how well their son or daughter is developing. Now we have guideposts …,” says Brian Skotko, associate professor of pediatrics at Harvard Medical School.

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