Journal of Down Syndrome & Chromosome Abnormalities

Journal of Down Syndrome & Chromosome Abnormalities
Open Access

ISSN: 2472-1115

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Talat Allahyari

Talat Allahyari

West Indies

  • Research Article
    Quality of Life of Adults with Down syndrome in Virginia
    Author(s): Talat Allahyari and Michael E. Wolf-BraniginTalat Allahyari and Michael E. Wolf-Branigin

    Background: Quality of Life (QOL) has been developing in the field of intellectual development disability sincethe early 1980s, and ever since there have been research, models, and theoretical constructs along with manyrecommendations. Ignored in its early development, QOL is now seen as important for support and intervention.Down syndrome is the most common occurring chromosomal condition–one in 700 babies in the USA is born with it.Limited research has been conducted to study quality of life of adults with DS. The present study aims to describethe quality of life of adults with DS in Virginia. Method: Qualitative approach was used to capture the “lived experience” from the perspective of those who live itand create meaning from it. This qualitative study investigated experts’ and parents’ thoughts and experien.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2472-1115.1000128

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