Down Syndrome Resources: Therapies and Interventions for Individuals

Understanding Down Syndrome Down syndrome is a genetic condition that occurs when there is an extra copy of chromosome 21. This extra chromosome affects the development of the body and brain, leading to intellectual and physical disabilities. The medical term for Down syndrome is trisomy 21. Individuals with Down syndrome … Read more

DS Facts: Educational Opportunities for Individuals with Down Syndrome

Individuals with Down Syndrome have unique educational needs that require specialized attention and resources. According to the National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS), inclusive education is the best approach to provide optimal learning environments for children with Down Syndrome. Inclusive education allows students with disabilities to learn alongside their peers in … Read more