chapter  11
Down syndrome: a story from a developing country
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The purpose of this chapter is to describe experiences and viewpoints about educating children with Down syndrome in a developing country. The chapter includes affordances and challenges currently facing Indonesia, and priorities to be addressed for improving the quality of education for children with Down syndrome, and thereby raise their quality of life. Although the title of this chapter states Down syndrome specifically, it also contains ideas which apply to educating children with any disability and special needs in general.