Healthcare Professionals

People with Down Syndrome have specific healthcare needs above and beyond standard medical care. This section includes information on conditions that are more likely to occur in individuals with Down syndrome as well as health care guidelines.

Associated Conditions

People with Down Syndrome are at increased risk for certain health problems compared to the general population. This section offers information about these health issues.

Healthcare Guidelines

Healthcare guidelines help define the standards of quality care for individuals with Down Syndrome at different life stages.

Alternative Therapies

Alternative therapies include a wide range of theories and treatment practices and are defined as any therapies that are typically not taught in medical school.

Breaking the News

This section includes tips and advice on how to break the news that a child has Down syndrome to the family. Your words will have a lifelong impact so we have put together this useful guide for your benefit.

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