Down Syndrome Community

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I have lived next to him for 5 long years. When we moved in my son didn't want to befriend him. I told him he might end up being my sons ...
My 7 year old son has Down syndrome. He is a joy to be with. He does have impulsive behavior. His behavior isn't always impulsive, but...
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Me and my husband recently took custody of our 3 year old nephew. He has Down syndrome and has a lot of food allergies. When he eats it t...
My wife is 13 weeks pregnant and we got our blood test results back this week to say the Downs Syndrome test came out positive. We are ab...
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My son has the mental ability of a 2 yrs old, is it ethical to delay puberty
I am a happy father of a special girl with DS and this website brought tears to my eyes. www.chooselifefordowns.org
my wife is pregnent about 32 weeks. the dr just let her knows that her blood test result saying that the baby might have down syndrom. is...
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Hello My 15 month old baby, named Ari, with DS will not swallow anything except breast-milk, direct from source. He will pick up food...
Hello, am new here honestly before this post id just read other peoples thread in similar situations and id be satisfied. Until TODAy. I ...
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I have a grandson who is 11 years old with down syndrome ADHD and noticed in the last month his behavior at night time has that difficul...
My 17 year old potty trained child has recently been wetting himself at school. He looks about 7 or 8 and weighs 89 lbs. He is non-verbal...
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my 3 year old brother has behavior problems. i don't know if he has down syndrome or not. he look like a normal kid. but the thing is he ...
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It has been going on for a while and we have not been able to suss out the what or the why for why this family member does this. The s...
I have recently started working at a school and do Speech and Langauge interventions, a year 4 girl with downsyndrome has been added to m...
I have recently started working at a school and do Speech and Langauge interventions, a year 4 girl with downsyndrome has been added to m...
Adult son aged 23 has started to exhibit strange behaviors after increasing Celexa
i have a sister who i take care of with down syndrome and shes 33 she does speak well but lately has seem to become very aggressive at ti...
My best friend and her family and I are going on a cruise to the Bahamas in February. It is her father's 82nd birthday and he has never b...
How common it for two children with Down Syndrome to be born into a family?
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I am 20 years old and 17 weeks pregnant. I got a call from my dr yesterday saying my quad screening test came back positive..with a 1:89 ...
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