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A boy with down syndrome and his brother playing outdoors with bublbles.

In this episode, physical therapist Venita Lovelace-Chandler describes physical therapy's impact on the physical development of children with Down syndrome. She also discusses its benefit for cognitive and social development.

Listen to learn more and get valuable tips for parents.

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Venita Lovelace-Chandler, PT, PhD, is a board-certified clinical specialist in pediatric physical therapy. She is a professor in the department of physical therapy at the University of North Texas Health Science Center. She has held elected leadership positions with the American Physical Therapy Association. She teaches advanced clinical practice, and has authored articles and book chapters on pediatrics.

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