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Down's syndrome is the most common cause of mental retardation and malformation in newborns. It occurs because of the presence of an extra chromosome.


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PsychNet-UK Down's Syndrome Information Sheet - Description, Causation, Treatment, Associated Features, Differential Diagnosis etc.
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Down's Syndrome Association UK  -  Information and discussion forum UK.  4/5
Down's Syndrome London - (Formerly the Down's Syndrome Association London Branch, Affiliation to the Down's Syndrome Association applied for). 3/5
Down's Syndrome Medical Interest Group - This site provides essential information for healthcare professionals on 'best practice' medical care for people with Down's syndrome in the UK and Ireland. It has been produced by the UK Down's Syndrome Medical Interest Group (DSMIG), a network of doctors whose aim is to ensure equitable provision of medical care for all people with Down's syndrome in the UK and Republic of Ireland. 3/5
Down's Syndrome for New Parents - A Site dedicated to Downs Syndrome information for parents and professionals.  4/5
Down's Syndrome Research Foundation UK - Our research is targeting the development of a safe medicine to allow more normal growth and development. This includes more normal brain development. 3/5
National Down's Syndrome Society - The mission of the National Down Syndrome Society is to be the national advocate for the value, acceptance and inclusion of people with Down syndrome.The National Down Syndrome Society envisions a world in which all people with Down syndrome have the opportunity to enhance their quality of life, realize their life aspirations, and become valued members of welcoming communities.   4/5
Primary Care of Infants and Young Children  - With Dowsn Syndrome. An Article. - Down syndrome is caused by triplicate material of chromosome 21. The syndrome has a variable physical expression, but congenital cardiac defects, transient myelodysplasia of the newborn and duodenal atresia are highly specific for this chromosomal disorder.   3/5
Riverbend Down's Syndrome Parent Support Group - Providing support and information to parents of children with Down syndrome in Southwestern Illinois. 3/5
The Down's Syndrome Research Association  - The Down Syndrome Research Foundation was established in 1995 to ensure a brighter future for individuals with Down syndrome and other developmental disabilities by increasing their cognitive and social development. 3/5
UK Resources for Down’s Syndrome - 4/5
Google Scholarly Articles on Down's Syndrome - Click Here
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Wiki Wikipedia - Down's Syndrome - Click Here
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Downs Syndrome:

Teaching Reading to Children with Downs Syndrome
A Guide for Parents and Teachers (Paperback)

The Downs Syndrome Handbook: The Practical Handbook for Parents and Carers [Paperback]

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