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Down Syndrome

3D Ultrasounds & Down Syndrome

Down syndrome occurs when a fetus carries three copies of chromosome 21 instead of two copies. Only a test of the fetus’ gen...

What Is Mosaic Down Syndrome?

The International Mosaic Down Syndrome Association estimates that one in 27,000 people suffer from Mosaic Down syndrome, a genetic...

Exercises for Down Syndrome Babies

Infants with Down syndrome often need physical therapy in order to further develop their muscles, to increase strength and learnin...

Activities Using Music With Down's Syndrome Children

Down syndrome is a genetic disorder commonly resulting in slower learning, impulsive behavior and short attention span. Musical a...

A List of Inherited Genetic Diseases

Genetic diseases occur when there is a variation or alteration in a gene. Causes of genetic abnormalities include environmental, c...

Down Syndrome Behavior Issues

Down syndrome, a genetic disorder causing mental retardation, hearing impairment, heart defects and vision issues, affects more th...

Importance of Physical Therapy to Down's Syndrome Patients

Children with Down syndrome, or DS, typically develop orthopedic problems that arise from genetic irregularities in their bones, m...

Can a Developmentally Delayed Child Learn to Speak After the Age of Three?

Most children begin to speak recognizable words around one year of age. They connect words into sentences by age two and are relat...

Down Syndrome Symptoms in a Fetus

The most common genetic disorder, Down syndrome affects every 1 in 800 to 1000 births. The presence of an extra chromosome 21 caus...

Down Syndrome Behavior Strategies

Down syndrome, a genetic disorder, occurs in 1 in every 733 babies born, according to the National Down Syndrome Society. The diso...
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