Your child may have developmental delays as well as other problems that can make children, teens, and adults who have Down syndrome vulnerable to abuse, injury, and other types of harm.
You can help manage and prevent these types of problems by being aware and helping your child learn how to avoid dangerous situations and maintain his or her self-esteem. Know what to expect as your child with Down syndrome grows and develops. Potential problems include:
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ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerJohn Pope, MD - PediatricsDonald Sproule, MDCM, CCFP - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerLouis Pellegrino, MD - Developmental Pediatrics
Current as ofMay 4, 2017
Current as of: May 4, 2017
John Pope, MD - Pediatrics
& Donald Sproule, MDCM, CCFP - Family Medicine & Louis Pellegrino, MD - Developmental Pediatrics
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