Ears and hearing

Hearing problems in people with Down syndrome Dennis, Jennifer (1995, 2001), Down’s Syndrome Association (UK)

Information for families: Down’s syndrome and childhood deafness Down’s Syndrome Association (UK), DSMIG & National Deaf Children’s Society (UK)

Conductive Hearing Loss

Eyes and vision

Selikowitz, Mark (2008) ‘Eyes and vision’ in Down syndrome. The facts Oxford (3rd ed, first publ 1990), pp 73-76 

Sargent, Robert A (1995) ‘Common eye conditions of children with Down syndrome’ in Van Dyke, DC et al (eds)

Medical and surgical care for children with Down syndrome. A guide for parents Topics in Down Syndrome series, Woodbine House, ch 6 pp109-130 

Cardiff University (UK) Down’s Syndrome Vision Research Unit (especially the Information for parents and Information for teachers) 

Woodhouse, Margaret L (2004) Vision in children with Down’s syndrome DSA Journal issue 106 pp14-17 

Crofts, B & M Woodhouse (2005) Eye problems in children with Down syndrome. Notes for parents and carers Down’s Syndrome Association Medical Series 

Brady, Robyn (1999-2000)’Visual disorders in children with Down syndrome’

DSAQ Digest, Down Syndrome Association of Queensland 
Part 1 discusses looks at common ophthalmologic disorders associated with Down syndrome; 
Part 2 looks at milestones in children’s vision, critical periods in vision development and what to look out for 
Part 3 focuses on some of the practical issues surrounding children wearing glasses.