September 12, 2020
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Inheritable type of Down Syndrome

Do you know which type of Down Syndrome can be inherited? By this I mean passed from the mother to the child. Down Syndrome is caused […]
September 7, 2020
Why is Down Syndrome referred to as Trisomy 21

Do you know why Down Syndrome is called trisomy 21?

The name Trisomy refers to the condition in which there are three instances of chromoses instead of two.
August 3, 2020

Why the name Down Syndrome?

She looked different. Her facial features were different, she was not smiling. She didn't look happy.
May 25, 2020
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Frequently Asked questions about Down Syndrome

Sometimes the siblings will want to know why their brother or sister hasn’t achieved a certain milestone e.g. walking like other age mates. Take this opportunity to explain to the children what Down Syndrome is and that the slow milestone achievement is as a result of the condition. Have these simple conversations around the condition as often as you can.
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