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Conceptual Portraits of a Man with Down Syndrome Reference Art History and Superman - Feature Shoot

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What is down syndrome ? It’s a genetic condition caused by the presence of an extra chromosome 21 in the body’s cells which causes physical and mental delay in the child’s development.

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Fine motor/hand features associated with Down Syndrome: -delayed fine motor development -Hypotonia -Simian crease in hand, indicator of weaker hand intrinsic muscles

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Edwards Syndrome (Trisomy 18) Trisomies occur when there is a triplet of a specific chromosome instead of the normal number of 2. The most common trisomy is trisomy 21 or Down syndrome. In Edwards syndrome, or trisomy 18, there are 3 chromosome 18's. Patients with trisomy 18 can range from mildly to severely affected.

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Adorable Down's Syndrome babies pose with midwives to raise awareness and funds for a very important charity

A new charity calendar to raise funds for the Down's Syndrome Association features adorable babies and very brave midwives.

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Mom Creates Dolls For Kids With Down Syndrome

AMAZING new organization...providing kids with Down's a doll just like them with OT accessories. BRILLIANT!

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