Funding for this research was provided by:
Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing Beta Theta-at-large Chapter (n/a)
Down Syndrome Society of Mobile County (n/a)
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Compliance with Ethical Standards
: This manuscript has not been submitted for consideration in any other journal and the material has not been published. Protection of human subjects was diligently acknowledged, and the study was approved by The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Institutional Review Board.
: As outlined in the study, every research visit began with a detailed explanation of the study to the participating dyad, questions were answered, and informed consent and/or assent were obtained from the adult with DS. Informed consent was obtained from each caregiver.
: The authors declare that there is no conflict of interest.