Down syndrome is a genetic condition caused by an extra chromosome. We share heartwarming stories, provide tips to help your child develop, and much more.
Four types of defects of commonly found in infants born with Down syndrome. Learn more about these types to get the best treatment.
Doctors describe some of the known risk factors for having a child with Down syndrome.
We've found some of the most engaging playthings for children with Down syndrome.
One mom shares what she's learned in the first decade of raising a child with Down syndrome.
When this mom learned her baby had Down syndrome, she was shocked. Four years later, she looks back and wishes she could have encouraged her younger self with these seven lessons.
I had planned every aspect of my daughter's birth -- including the song we'd play as I delivered her. I didn't plan for her to have Down syndrome.
ADHD, OCD, anxiety, and depression are just some mental health issues associated with Down syndrome. Learn to watch out for other signs of mood disorders and more.
If your child is diagnosed with Down syndrome, what are your next steps? A mother of a child with Down syndrome shares her recommendations.
Discover what these early tests look for-and why they're needed.
These learning activities will help your child with cognitive and educational development as he grows.
Amnio can help diagnose chromosomal abnormalities, like Down Syndrome. Find out if you need this test.
Get the help you need during the early developmental years of a child with Down syndrome.
All children with Down syndrome can learn to read, but these tips will help you raise a child who really loves getting lost in a book.
Recognize whether a child with Down syndrome also has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Understand the behavior problems and challenges associated with Down syndrome.
From the dreaded phrases to avoid to the right questions to ask, here's the best way to support a parent whose child has special needs.
Eye and vision problems are common in children and adults with Down syndrome. Find out how eye conditions can change with age.
Learn when to spot the signs that a child with Down syndrome is ready for potty training.
My husband and I never imagined that we would raise a child with Down syndrome -- or that watching her blossom would feel so natural.
Children with Down syndrome can bring a lot of happiness to a family. Living with the motto aShe can do anything you can do,a one dad of four describes how his youngest enriches their everyday life.
This video about one family's journey with a child with Down syndrome is for anyone whose life just took an unexpected turn.
New information about the brains of people with Down syndrome could lead to drug therapies for those who want them.
Kids with Down syndrome usually have teeth problems and need specific dental care. Read on to learn what dental issues to look out for.
A journey that started with "no" has lead to a resounding "YES!"
The Parent's Guide to Down Syndrome offers new parents a safe way into the community of parents who have children with this condition.
It still may not be fully understood, but here, doctors explain what they know about Down syndrome.