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" They have considerable power of imitation, even bordering on being mimics. They are humorous, and a lively sense of the ridiculous often colours their mimicry. This faculty of imitation may be cultivated to a very great extent, and a practical direction... "
On Some of the Mental Affections of Childhood and Youth: Being the ... - Page 216
by J. Langdon Down - 1887 - 307 pages
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The Science and Practice of Medicine in Relation to Mind: The Pathology of ...

John Thompson Dickson - Insanity - 1874 - 464 pages
...results obtained. They are usually able to speak ; the speech, however, is thick and indistinct, but it may be improved very greatly, by a well-directed scheme...power may be obtained. The circulation is feeble, and whatever advance is made intellectually in the summer, some amount of retrogression may be expected...
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The Science and Practice of Medicine in Relation to Mind: The Pathology of ...

John Thompson Dickson - Insanity - 1874 - 464 pages
...results obtained. They are usually able to speak ; the speech, however, is thick and indistinct, but it may be improved very greatly, by a well-directed scheme...power may be obtained. The circulation is feeble, and whatever advance is made intellectually in the summer, some amount of retrogression may be expected...
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Down's Syndrome: The Pshychology of Mongolism

David Gibson - Medical - 1978 - 366 pages
...(1866) thought them developmentally 6 encouraging nevertheless. He claimed that ' Coordination facility is abnormal but not so defective that it cannot be...training considerable manipulative power may be obtained' (p. 261). And again 'The improvement which training effects in them is greatly in excess of what would...
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Down's Syndrome: Children Growing Up

Janet Carr, Janet H. Carr - Medical - 1995 - 202 pages
...being mimics. They are humorous, and a lively sense of the ridiculous often colours their mimicry. They are usually able to speak; the speech is thick and indistinct, but may be improved greatly by a well-directed scheme of tongue gymnastics. The coordinating faculty is abnormal, but not...
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Neurological Classics

Robert H. Wilkins, Irwin A. Brody - Medical - 1997 - 204 pages
...ethnic features are the result of degeneration. The Mongolian type of idiocy occurs in more than ten per cent of the cases which are presented to me. They...power may be obtained. The circulation is feeble, and whatever advance is made intellectually in the summer, some amount of retrogression may be expected...
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Neurological Eponyms

Peter J. Koehler, George W. Bruyn, John M. S. Pearce - Medical - 2000 - 400 pages
...always congenital and never result from accidents after uterine life. They have considerable powers of imitation, even bordering on being mimics. They...and indistinct but may be improved very greatly by a well directed scheme of tongue gymnastics. The co-ordinating faculty is abnormal, but not so defective...
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Preventing Intellectual Disability: Ethical and Clinical Issues

Pekka Louhiala - Medical - 2004 - 174 pages
...being mimics. They are humorous, and a lively sense of the ridiculous often colours their mimicry. They are usually able to speak; the speech is thick and indistinct, but may be improved greatly by a well-directed scheme of tongue gymnastics. (Down 1866, cited in Carr 1995, p. 1) The view...
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