DS Facts: How does Down Syndrome Affect Behavior and Social Interactions?

How Down Syndrome Affects Behavior and Social Interactions Down syndrome is a genetic condition that affects approximately 1 in 700 babies born in the United States. It is caused by the presence of an extra chromosome 21, resulting in developmental …

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Endangered Syndrome: What are the prenatal tests impacting on the Down Syndrome (Trisomy 21) community?

There are three main types of of prenatal screening tests that have contributed to the concerns about the decreasing prevalence of Down Syndrome in certain populations, specifically non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) and diagnostic tests such as chorionic villus sampling (CVS) …

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