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  Downs Syndrome - A congenital condition characterized by a flat skull, stubby fingers, an unusual pattern of skin folds on the palms of the hands and soles of the feet, epicantyhic folds on the eyelids, a fissured tongue an often severe mental deficiency.

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Downs Syndrome    
About Down Syndrome - Down syndrome is a chromosomal disorder that affects one in every 800 live births.

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Better Understanding of Down Syndrome - Better Understanding of Down Syndrome (BUDS) is a support group of parents, friends and professional people who share a common interest and concern for children and adults with Down Syndrome.
Canadian Down Syndrome Society - The Canadian Down Syndrome Society (CDSS) is a national, non-profit organization whose mission is to enhance the quality of life for all individuals who have Down syndrome
Central California Down Syndrome Foundation - Central California Down Syndrome Foundation is a non-profit organization run by a group of parents & friends of children with Down syndrome.
Challenges Faced by Parents - Issues, support and information provided for parents of children with Down Syndrome

Down Syndrome Association - Information and discussion forum UK

Down Syndrome - Frequently Asked Questions
Riverbend Down Syndrome Parent Support Group - Providing support and information to parents of children with Down syndrome in Southwestern llinois.
UK Organisations for people concerned with Down's Syndrome - Aimed at parents, this site includes sections on benefits, legal advice and education

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