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What is down syndrome ? It’s a genetic condition caused by the presence of an extra chromosome 21 in the body’s cells which causes physical and mental delay in the child’s development.


Curious what Down syndrome looks like. Take a look at this amazing image of what my son's DNA looks like. Simply beautiful. I love my son. Please repin this so many others will learn what Down syndrome is really all about. Thanks! - Re-pinned by @PediaStaff from Noah’s Dad’s Pinterest site ( ) – Please Visit for all our pediatric therapy pins


Fine motor/hand features associated with Down Syndrome: -delayed fine motor development -Hypotonia -Simian crease in hand, indicator of weaker hand intrinsic muscles


At Saginaw Valley State University, he takes three classes, plays cymbals in the marching band and participates in several clubs. Despite the uncertainties, Susan and her husband, Ray, have always been advocates for their son and chose to include him in general education classrooms. Down syndrome is a genetic condition that occurs when a person has an extra copy of chromosome 21; it affects about 400,000 Americans, according to the National Down Syndrome Society. Though Down syndrome…