Down Syndrome

Destyne Hernandez

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Causes/How the child gets it

Down Syndrome is created when there is an extra chromosome then the original two it should only have.

Symptoms/Charateristics

Eyes slanted upwards.

Flatter on the back side of the head.

Short neck.

Smaller mouth.

Ears are smaller an may be folded over.

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Treatment

Learning treatment on what the child needs to learn to be advance like kids their age.

Practice skills.

Life Expectancy

25-60yrs

Facts.

One in every 691 babies in the US are born with down syndrome every year.

Right now about 400,000 people are living in the world with DS.

Another fact is that people with DS are living normal lives just as regular people are. NO different from us just because the have a Illness.

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