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Medical treatments and developmental and educational therapies can help children with Down syndrome reach their fullest potential. When you have a child with Down syndrome, we understand that you may have a lot of questions and concerns. The Boston Children’s Hospital Down Syndrome Program is available, and when you meet with our team of experts, they can addres your questions and talk to you about your child in more detail. We have provided some information and answers to common questions below.
Here are some of the basics about Down syndrome:
At The Boston Children’s Hospital Down Syndrome Program we offer multidisciplinary clinical evaluations for people with Down syndrome from birth until the age of 22 years. Our program is within the Boston Children’s Hospital Developmental Medicine Center. With each appointment, we are also able to make referrals and connections with any of our other specialty clinics at Boston Children’s Hospital. We strive to provide resources, advocacy, and supports to all families, depending on their individual needs.
Down syndrome: Reviewed by Nicole T. Baumer and Emily Jean Davidson, MD © Boston Children’s Hospital, 2015
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