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My friend Luke is the bravest person I know. He is the nicest kid I’ve ever met and despite his disability, he is an active member of our school. Luke has Down syndrome but that does not stop him from doing everything anyone else does and he has the best attitude out of anyone. Jackson G. #OneBraveThing

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Down Syndrome and Alzheimer's Disease | Signs, Symptoms, & Diagnosis Approximately 75% of those 60 and older with Down Syndrome also have Alzheimer's Disease.

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John Langdon Down, the "father" of Down syndrome never met his grandson (and namesake) who had what would eventually be named after him. It was John Sr's. son Reginald, whose first son John Langdon (born 1905) probably shaped his father's less than charitable view on those with "Mongoloid idiocy". John Sr., from all accounts a kindly man, would probably not have been fond of Reginald's theory that since some of the symptoms did not appear in actual Mongols

I know exactly who I should get this shirt for! Down Syndrome Awareness: Down syndrome is set of mental and physical symptoms that result from having an extra copy of Chromosome 21. Even though people with Down syndrome may have some physical and mental features in common, symptoms of Down syndrome can range from mild to severe. Usually, mental development and physical development are slower in people with Down syndrome than in those without the condition.

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Down Syndrome Awareness: Down syndrome is set of mental and physical symptoms that result from having an extra copy of Chromosome 21. Even though people with Down syndrome may have some physical and mental features in common, symptoms of Down syndrome can range from mild to severe. Usually, mental development and physical development are slower in people with Down syndrome than in those without the condition.

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Supplements, etc. Pretty overwhelming, and I don't know how I feel about her "beating Down syndrome, one symptom at a time" statement. But possibly useful info.

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Gymnast with Down syndrome is ‘TODAY’s Unbroken’ star “TODAY’s Unbroken” series continues with a profile of Chelsea Werner, a resilient gymnast who has won t...