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What is Down syndrome?

Down syndrome is a genetic disorder characterised by mental and developmental impairments.

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Caring for a child with Down syndrome

When caring for a child with Down syndrome, you might face some challenges different to other parents.

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Screening for Down syndrome

Down syndrome is a chromosomal disorder that affects 1 in 1,00 babies. Find out about the screening and diagnostic tests that can detect the condition.

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What is Down syndrome? – Down Syndrome Australia

Down syndrome is a genetic condition and is also sometimes known as trisomy 21. You can find out more about Down syndrome below. You can also turn on the Easy Read for this page.

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About Down syndrome – Down Syndrome Australia

Find out all about Down syndrome in this section. There are many stories about life with Down syndrome in Our Stories. You can also find an Easy Read version on each page.

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FAQs – Down Syndrome Australia

Here are some frequently asked questions about Down syndrome. This page has an Easy Read option.

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Down syndrome | Novita

Babies and young children with down syndrome are likely to grow and develop some skills at a slower rate than others

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How to talk about Down syndrome – Down Syndrome Australia

Language is very important in how we think about and speak about the world. This section provides some guidelines for talking about Down syndrome.

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Prenatal Services – Down Syndrome Australia

Prenatal services and supports When a diagnosis of Down syndrome has been made, parents need accurate and current…

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Health – Down Syndrome Australia

Health Access to appropriate care within hospitals and the general health system can be difficult for people with…

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