Down Syndrome in Children Directory
Down syndrome is caused by a chromosomal error. Children with Down syndrome may also have other health problems. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about Down syndrome.
What Is Down Syndrome?
People with Down syndrome have an extra chromosome that impacts how a person looks and their ability to think, learn, and reason. Find out the type, causes, and kinds of effects it can have.
What Are the Treatments for Down Syndrome?
Getting the right care early on goes a long way toward helping children with Down syndrome live meaningful lives. WebMD explains treatments for the physical, mental, and medical issues caused by Down syndrome.
What Are the Symptoms of Down Syndrome?
Down syndrome can affect how a person looks and thinks, and it's sometimes linked with other health problems, as well. Learn more about the symptoms of Down syndrome and common medical problems people may have with it.
Parenting a child With Down syndrome
Raising a child with Down syndrome has its unique joys and challenges. Learn practical tips to take the best care of your child, your family, and yourself.