We Are All The Same Inside

Down's Syndrome

5 Key Facts

  • One in every 691 people are born with it.
  • People with Down syndrome have 47 chromosomes instead of 46.
  • Down syndrome is not related to race, nationality, or religion.
  • Down syndrome is usually caused by an error in cell division called nondisjunction.
  • Is usually diagnosed at birth or shortly after.


3 Words Of Advise

  • Use educational supports.
  • Doctors will do a blood test to look for extra chromosomes
  • It can be difficult but be patient.