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The following links are in English

  • MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: Down syndrome
    NIH - Down syndrome is a genetic condition in which a person has 47 chromosomes instead of the usual 46.

  • Wikipedia Down syndrome
    Down syndrome, Down's syndrome, or trisomy 21 is a chromosomal disorder

  • Association for Children with Down Syndrome
    The Association For Children With Down Syndrome, Inc. (ACDS), is a non profit, non-sectarian organization whose mission is to provide our community with an organization recognized as a national leader in its field. ACDS is dedicated to the training, development and education of children, young adults and adults with Down syndrome and other developmental disabilities so that each individual reaches his/her maximum potential.

  • Broward Community on Down Syndrome
    This website is to help provide local information for parents and families with children who have Down Syndrome. Specifically in the Broward County area of the state of Florida.

  • Canadian Down Syndrome Society
    The Canadian Down Syndrome Society (CDSS) is a national organization whose mission is to enhance the quality of life for all individuals who have Down syndrome through advocacy, education and providing information.

  • Dental Care for the Patient with Down Syndrome
    This study consists of a clinical and literature review of the special dental considerations unique to individuals with Down syndrome. The author is both a dentist and parent of a child with Down syndrome. Physical and orofacial characteristics of Down syndrome are discussed including the teeth, gingiva, tongue, palate, and occlusion.

  • Down Syndrome Connection
    The Down Syndrome Connection, consisting of parents, educators, therapists and concerned persons, seeks to optimize the quality of life for individuals with Down Syndrome by offering direct services to them and their caregivers, and by educating the general public about the special concerns and unique contributions of the Down Syndrome community.

  • Down Syndrome - For New Parents
    This web site will attempt to be a resource for new parents of children with Down Syndrome. We will also try to provide a personal perspective by explaining how this has affected us and what it is like to be the parent of a child with Down Syndrome.

  • Down Syndrome Issues
    Down Syndrome Articles-Down Syndrome Health Guidelines-Information Lists-Controversies

  • Down Syndrome of Los Angeles
    The Down Syndrome Association of Los Angeles is for parents and those interested in Down Syndrome to find information, current events, and contacts in the community.

  • Down Syndrome on the Internet
    Down Syndrome Family Empowerment Network compiled from the contributions of members of the Down Syndrome Listserve and others.

  • Growth Charts for Children with Down Syndrome
    Quick Link to Growth Charts and Head Circumference Charts.

  • National Association For Down Syndrome
    (NADS), a not-for-profit organization, was founded in Chicago in 1961 by parents of children with Down syndrome who felt a need to create a better environment and bring about understanding and acceptance of people with Down syndrome.

  • National Downs Syndrome
    It is the purpose of the National Down Syndrome Congress to create a national climate in which all people will recognize and embrace the value and dignity of persons with Down syndrome.

  • National Down Syndrome Society
    NDSS was established in 1979 to ensure that all people with Down syndrome have the opportunity to achieve their full potential in community life.

  • Parents of Down's Syndrome
    P.O.D.S aims to offer support, friendship and information for parents and carers of children with Down's Syndrome.

  • Recommended Books About Down Syndrome
    List of recommended books to read about Down Syndrome from the Our Kids Website.

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