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My 7 y/o thinks life is just all games and play but it's to the point where he just won't settle down. He thinks every time we need to pick him up or change him it's time to wrestle and he is constantly screaming in these short bursts, h...
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I am a first time mom to a 4yr old son with down syndrome. Recently he has been having behavior isses such as hitting me and at times he just seems angry and nothing makes him happy. I have been having crying meltdowns because I dont k...
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At what age can you stop worrying about your child having Down Syndrome? Is this noticeable at birth? My wife had her 1st ultrasound and the technician noticed an echogenic foci in the left ventricle. No other markers were found. A s...
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I help with a 33 year old Downs person. He has always been verbally violent with an invisible friend and he does pretend that he is actually fighting physically with this person. His parents blame it on TV, he acts out what he sees. A...
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I have a 13 year old boy with Downs syndrome he is presently in a summer daycare program with nomal child. Lately he has been showing signs of aggression and unnecessary roughness to others. He is the oldest and largest child in this d...
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I have a 14 year old boy with ds. He is smart and pretty high functioning. He is also becoming a master manipulator. Most of the time he is a great kid who can talk and tell me whats going on and bothering him. I know that children w...
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Im am 36 years old and 17w 4d and my quad blood screen came back slightly elevated for downs. The Dr said this raised my chances to 1 in 110. Im am being referred to a specialist. is this really a big enough percentage to stress about. i...
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I had the t-21 test done a week ago and was told it would take two weeks for the results. i am so stressed out. Im 18w 4d and 36 years old so i was at an increased risk because of my ago. my first two ultrasounds looked good and the Dr s...
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What positives, negatives and difficulties are encountered by the family members of a child with down syndrome?
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I have an 11 yr old boy with DS. He has just started the 5th grade and has been sent home for throwing a trantrum in the classroom. He turned chairs and desks over. He had previously been with a different teacher the past 5 yrs and this ...
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My 7 year old granddaughter has Down syndrome. She can be a loving, sweet child, but she hits and bites people (children and adults) and fights with you when you are trying to take care of her needs. She has a tracheotomy and a feedin...
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As individuals and their loved ones celebrate 3-21, which stands for 3 copies of the 21st chromosome, I want you all to know, that my son with down syndrome is the best thing that ever happened to my family. He is such a joy!!! Taught me...
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My doctor said I was 1 in 30 for my baby to have down syndrome from my blood work, someone please explain Im so worried and never went threw nothing like this in my lfe
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My 3 year old brother has DS, he can't talk! Will he ever talk?
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My doctor called me yesterday and told me that it looks like there is a EIF on my baby girl. My doctor also said that a EIF is a small marker for down syndrome.  I freaked out she told me that the blood test work shows that I do not show...
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So I went to get my sonogram today after I received and notice of rick for trismoy 18! She said he looks good I go tomorrow again for consultaion.. thanking everyone who had me in their prayers I really appreciate it! Im 18 weeks 4days I...
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I have a son who is 23 with downs syndrome .He has started to hit we thought it was change but dont think it is , i am getting worried about taking him out he does have a support worker one day a week and has just hit him , he does have ...
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I just found this site and have a ton of questions! I'm trying to learn of what my wife and I can do to BETTER our son's life!? He is 16 and for the past couple years has experienced anger/behavior problems. His vocabulary is VERY limite...
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whether down syndrome people are adamant in their behavior? do they have a tendency to remain awake during night time?
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Baby's die before birth is this true? Its called edwards syndrom t18 Im really loosen my mind it took us 8 months to get pregnant now this
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