By: Madison Owensby
About Down Syndrome
Can you do tests?
What are the symptoms?
What population is affected?
It depends on the mental and physical problems of the treatment they will need depending on their condition. They can either get amniocentesis or chorionic villus sampling. They will occasionally need help doing some tasks but they can perform well as they get older and learn more. Little is known about the long term outlook for the affected child.
Any treatments or cures?
- Early Intervention
- Physical therapy
- Speech-language therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Emotional and behavior therapy
- All of these therapy's help them to go through every day to day tasks.
Can you prevent it?
No, there is no way to prevent it because the child is born with down syndrome.
What is their future like?
They will try to prevent from down syndrome people from having kids but if they do then yes, the children will be affected.
What is the current status of research?
Doctors are trying to come up with a way for a cure but for right now there is no cure.