Down’s Syndrome refers to a number of mental and physical qualities found in people affected by this condition, such as a short neck, flat face and having comparatively lower intellectual abilities. This condition occurs when a child is born with one extra chromosome that impacts the growth and development of their brain and body. Physical therapy and speech therapy may help your child live a healthy life despite being affected by this condition.
HOW IS DOWN'S SYNDROME DIAGNOSED?
People affected by Down’s Syndrome have a greater risk of developing medical conditions, such as Alzheimer’s disease, heart defects, thyroid and childhood leukemia.