Down Syndrome

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.

How I Shared My Child's Down Syndrome Diagnosis and Found My Village

After a mom learns her newborn daughter has Down syndrome, she shares the news with friends and family and discovers a supportive and inspiring village ready to follow along on their family's journey into the world of special needs.
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Why I Chose to Have a Child With Down Syndrome

Author and father Chris Kaposy shares why our society needs to have a greater acceptance of children with Down Syndrome in his new book, Choosing Down Syndrome: Ethics and New Prenatal Testing Techniques.​
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Mom's Letter to Kids at Pool Who Wouldn't Play With Son With Down Syndrome Goes Viral

There's a very important message behind this mother's passionate letter about her son being excluded, and it's one all parents should hear.
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More Down Syndrome

Are You at Risk of Having a Baby With Down Syndrome?

Doctors describe some of the known risk factors for having a child with Down syndrome.
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12 Booster Activities for Kids With Down Syndrome

These learning activities will help your child with cognitive and educational development as he grows.
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Toddler with Down Syndrome Rejected by Talent Agency Lands Modeling Gig

This adorable toddler with Down syndrome just landed a modeling contract with Osh Kosh B'Gosh!