Down Syndrome

A Nemours patient with Down syndrome

The goal of our Down Syndrome Program is to maximize your child’s potential by providing coordinated care from a variety of medical and therapeutic specialists — all in one place. Our Down syndrome experts work together to assess and prevent medical problems, provide resources and emotional support, and encourage opportunities for Down syndrome families to interact with one another.

 
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Down syndrome is the most common chromosomal abnormality, occurring in approximately one out of every 800 births. Each child with Down syndrome is unique, although many share common physical, medical and developmental problems.