Longitudinal changes in adaptive behavior in adults with Down syndrome: interim findings from a longitudinal study.

@article{Prasher1998LongitudinalCI,
  title={Longitudinal changes in adaptive behavior in adults with Down syndrome: interim findings from a longitudinal study.},
  author={Vee Prasher and Man Cheung Chung and Mohammad S Haque},
  journal={American journal of mental retardation : AJMR},
  year={1998},
  volume={103 1},
  pages={40-6}
}
Age-related changes in adaptive behavior have been established in adults with Down syndrome. However, most studies have been cross-sectional, without controls for cohort and survival effects. We examined underlying factors for age-related decline in adaptive behavior in 128 adults with trisomy 21 over a 3-year period. Presence of dementia was the only… CONTINUE READING