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Keyword: Downs Syndrome; Language: English

Down's syndrome

the NHS website

Down’s syndrome is a genetic disorder that was named after John Langdon Down, the doctor who first recognised it as a distinct condition in 1866. Down’s syndrome affects a baby's normal physical development and causes moderate to severe learning diff...

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Down's syndrome and dementia

British Institute of Learning Disabilities

A resource book for family carers, staff and other professionals to help them care more effectively for people with Down’s syndrome and dementia. The book focuses on practical day-to-day issues, including: - supporting the person with Down’s s...

English - Book

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First Trimester (Combined) Screen for Down’s Syndrome and other fetal anomalies

Lab Tests Online UK

Formal Name: First Trimester Screen [Pregnancy-associated plasma protein-A (PAPP-A), free beta human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) as either free beta subunit or total hCG, and nuchal translucency (NT) ultrasound] To assess the risk of...

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For New Parents

Down's Syndrome Association

If your baby is healthy, their needs will be just like other babies. You don’t need to be doing anything different or special at this stage. It can be difficult at first to see past the Down’s syndrome to your baby’s individual personality. Take time...

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For People with Down’s Syndrome

Down's Syndrome Association

Answers to some of the questions most often asked about Down's Syndrome.

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Getting to know a baby with Down’s syndrome

Down's Syndrome Scotland

A booklet about the experiences as a parent first finding out that your child may have Down's Syndrome.

English - Online Resource

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Let's talk about diet, weight and exercise

Down's Syndrome Scotland

Information about weight control for people with Down's syndrome

English - Online Resource

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Second trimester maternal screening

Lab Tests Online UK

Also Known As: Triple test; Quad/quadruple test Formal Name: Maternal Serum Screen The triple test is used as a primary screening test to assess the chance of the pregnancy being affected by Down’s syndrome.

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The journey of life - how people change from babies to older people

British Institute of Learning Disabilities

This booklet is designed to help people with a learning disability who need support to understand the stages of life and what to expect as part of the normal life cycle. The illustrations follow a man with Down’s syndrome as he changes from being a b...

English - Easy Read / Learning Disabilities

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