Facts About Of Down Syndrome:
1.All people with Down syndrome experience cognitive delays, but the effect is usually mild to moderate and is not indicative of the many strengths and talents that each individual possess.
2.Down syndrome occurs in people of all races and economic levels.
3.There are approximately 400,000 people living with Down syndrome in the United States.
1.The extra chromosome 21 leads to the physical features and developmental challenges that can occur among people with Down syndrome.
1.Intestinal blockage at birth requiring surgery.
3.Leukemia in infancy or early childhood.
The life expectancy of people with Down's syndrome has doubled in 15 years from 25 to 49 years, a new analysis of US data reveals. The research also shows people with the syndrome are much less likely to die from a range of cancers.