Down Syndrome Jeovany Martin Mr.Holley H.I Spring 2011
Definition <ul><li>Down syndrome is a genetic condition that affects physical and mental development.  (Teen Health & Well...
Effects/Impacts <ul><li>People with Down syndrome are typically short and have distinctive facial features. </li></ul><ul>...
Treatment <ul><li>Down syndrome is not a condition that can be cured.  </li></ul><ul><li>The goal of medical treatments in...
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Work Cited <ul><li>Perkins, Stephanie. &quot;Down Syndrome.&quot; Teen Health and Wellness. Rosen, 2011. Web. 7 Apr. 2011....
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  1. 1. Down Syndrome Jeovany Martin Mr.Holley H.I Spring 2011
  2. 2. Definition <ul><li>Down syndrome is a genetic condition that affects physical and mental development. (Teen Health & Wellness ) </li></ul>
  3. 3. Effects/Impacts <ul><li>People with Down syndrome are typically short and have distinctive facial features. </li></ul><ul><li>. In the United States, about five thousand babies are born with Down syndrome each year. </li></ul><ul><li>According to the National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS), more than 350,000 American families have a member with Down syndrome. (Teen Health & Wellness) </li></ul>According to the Nat
  4. 4. Treatment <ul><li>Down syndrome is not a condition that can be cured. </li></ul><ul><li>The goal of medical treatments in Down syndrome are to manage the medical conditions associated with Down syndrome, while early intervention and therapies help many people with Down syndrome live long productive lives. (About) </li></ul>
  5. 5. THE END!
  6. 6. Work Cited <ul><li>Perkins, Stephanie. &quot;Down Syndrome.&quot; Teen Health and Wellness. Rosen, 2011. Web. 7 Apr. 2011. </li></ul><ul><li>Cassidy, Suzanne B. , Allanson, Judith E., (2001) Management of Genetic Syndromes. 1st ed. New York, NY; 2001. </li></ul>

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