Education

Adults with Down syndrome are eligible for a free and appropriate public education in high school through age 22. After that time, there are a variety of educational options available to these individuals, including:

INSTANT FEEDBACK:
Because of their cognitive and communicative impairments, adults with Down syndrome should not expect to advance educationally beyond high school.
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Nurses working with adults with Down syndrome can be extremely helpful as the adult and family members struggle with the options available in their community. Issues to consider when choosing a post-secondary educational program include:

INSTANT FEEDBACK:
Nurses can help families identify and evaluate issues related to the post-secondary educational options of the adult with disabilities.
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