Down syndrome

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Down syndrome

  1. 1. Down Syndrome Israel Arango Mr. Holley H.I 4/7/2011
  2. 2. Definition <ul><li>its the most common identifiable form of mental retardation and is caused by an extra copy of chromosome 21 in the person's set of chromosomes ( World of Genetics . Gale, 2010) </li></ul>
  3. 3. Symtoms Causes problems with the mind, heart and with the eye site ( World of Genetics . Gale, 2010)
  4. 4. Life long effects <ul><ul><li>Have distinct facial expressions and are usually short (Perkins) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Babies born with down syndrome are born smaller and with fewer brain cells (Perkins) </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Therapy <ul><li>Babies go through cell therapy </li></ul>
  6. 6. Work Cited <ul><li>&quot;Down Syndrome.&quot; World of Genetics . Gale, 2010. Gale Science In Context . Web. 7 Apr. 2011. </li></ul><ul><li>Perkins, Stephanie. &quot;Down Syndrome.&quot; Teen Health and Wellness. Rosen, 2011. Web. 7 Apr. 2011. <http://www.teenhealthandwellness.com/article/128/down-syndrome>. </li></ul>

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