“There was a time when I thought about Down syndrome nearly all the time,” blogger Maya Kukes wrote five years ago.
Palin dedicates the book to her 2-year old son, Trig, who has Down syndrome.
The vast majority of parents and siblings of people with Down syndrome believe their lives are better for it.
In part because older parents tend to be well-educated and affluent, a vocal community of Down syndrome advocates arose.
No empirical data support his claim that the birth of a baby with Down syndrome makes the world—or the baby—unhappier.
Saylor, a 26-year-old man with Down syndrome, tried to re-watch a movie in a theater without buying another ticket.
In 1975, Sesame Street became the first children's program to feature someone with Down syndrome.
Heart-tugging tales about her own six-year-old son, Cole, who was born with Down syndrome.
Down syndrome and other chromosomal rearrangements are often accompanied by improperly functioning organs and immune systems.
How could I ever forget a boy like Charlie, a fine young man we met at a rally in Florida who has Down syndrome?
Down syndrome (doun) or Down's syndrome (dounz)
A congenital disorder, caused by the presence of an extra 21st chromosome, in which the affected person has mild to moderate mental retardation, short stature, and a flattened facial profile. Also called trisomy 21, trisomy 21 syndrome.
|Down syndrome (doun) or Down's Syndrome |
A congenital disorder caused by the presence of an extra 21st chromosome. People with Down syndrome have mild to moderate mental retardation, short stature, and a flattened facial profile. The syndrome is named after its discoverer, British physician John Langdon Haydon Down (1828-1896).