What are the special needs of someone with Down syndrome?

Answer I have a 4-year-old son with Down syndrome. "Special needs" is just a way of saying that the person with the disability will need extra attention in every aspect of their lives. For example, early... Read More »

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Why are people nasty and tell jokes about those with Down syndrome and other special needs?

It is certainly not at all funny to tell jokes about those with Down Syndrome and other special needs. How would you like it if people made fun of you for a medical condition that you can't help? P... Read More »

If there is Down syndrome on your husband's side are you likely to have a special needs baby?

You're husband may not necessarily have the down syndrome allele. Also the only way you would have a special needs baby is if you also have the recessive (down syndrome) allele. Here are the chance... Read More »

What are the special needs of people with Turner syndrome?

Turner's Syndrome only occurs in females. Symptoms of a girl with Turner syndrome include: short staturewebbed skin of the neckabnormal eye features (drooping eyelids)abnormal bone development, suc... Read More »

Is it more advisable for a child with Down syndrome to attend a mainstream school or to attend a school for special-needs kids?

It depends on the severity of Down syndrome. Consult with a Down syndrome specialist.