We Are All The Same Inside
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.