Category Archives: Down Syndrome

March Is Trisomy Awareness Month!

Did you know that March is Trisomy Awareness Month? Typically, people have 23 pairs of chromosomes in each of the cells in their body. In trisomy, a person is born with an extra chromosome in most or all of their … Continue reading

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October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month!

Did you know that Down Syndrome is the most common chromosomal condition, affecting 1 in every 691 babies in the United States? October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month, a campaign designed to raise public awareness of this disorder and increase … Continue reading

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Down Syndrome Awareness Month

Last week we discussed Rett Syndrome, a rare developmental disorder which affects neurological functioning in children. In addition to being Rett Syndrome Awareness Month, October is also dedicated to raising awareness of another developmental disorder: Down Syndrome. One in every

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