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Mythbusting guide to Down’s syndrome and dementia



Watchman K (2017) Mythbusting guide to Down’s syndrome and dementia. Alzheimer's Society UK, 21.03.2017.

People with Down’s syndrome are at an increased risk of dementia. Dr Karen Watchman is a researcher, based at the University of Stirling, who specialises in understanding how to help people with learning disabilities to manage their dementia. For World Down’s Syndrome Day (March 21), Dr Watchman discusses myths around Down’s syndrome and how research can help people with both Down’s Syndrome and dementia.

FundersAlzheimer's Society
Publication date21/03/2017
PublisherAlzheimer's Society
Publisher URL…me-and-dementia/

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Professor Karen Watchman

Professor Karen Watchman

Professor, Health Sciences Stirling

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