2. What symptoms do to people with Down syndrome experience?
People with down Syndrome are also more prone to getting diseases like Alzheimer’s, thyroid and leukemia cancer, hearing loss, vision problems, heart defects, autism, intestinal problems and lung infections. Some infections may last longer than others without the disease.
This is a labeled picture of a child with down syndrome, and his symptoms
3. What can people with down syndrome not control?
People with Down Syndrome are not able to control the way they act, their behavior and the time it takes for them to learn and speak. The disease makes them unable to control they way they look or the diseases/infections that they experience. So, if you see a person with Down Syndrome, don't laugh because they can't help it... put yourself in their shoes.
This video compares children with Down Syndrome, to children who are not physically affected by this disease. It shows that children with Down Syndrome have the same hopes, dreams, likes, dislikes, etc. We are just like them!
Check out our game we made for some fun! You will hear some information about the general facts on how people with Down Syndrome are not different:
"Down Syndrome." KidsHealth. Ed. Mary L. Gavin. The Nemours Foundation, Sept. 2015. Web. 10 May 2017.
"Word! Down Syndrome." KidsHealth. The Nemours Foundation. Web. 10 May 2017.
"The Leading Human Rights Organization for All Individuals with Down Syndrome." National Down Syndrome Society. Web. 10 May 2017.
" ." Causes and News - Down Syndrome. Web. 10 May 2017.