Tag: Down’s syndrome

Wish Kid Brandon May Be Walker Texas Ranger’s Biggest Fan

June 2016

Genes carry the codes responsible for all of our inherited traits and are grouped along rod-like structures called chromosomes. Typically, the nucleus of each cell contains 23 pairs of chromosomes, half of which are inherited from each parent. Down syndrome occurs when an individual has a full or partial extra copy of chromosome 21. This […]

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Debunking Down Syndrome Stereotypes

October 2015

“The Truth About Trisomy 21″ Halloween is right around the corner, autumn is in full swing, and pumpkins are bountiful. October is here and it is especially meaningful because it is Down syndrome Awareness Month! About one in every 700 babies is born with Down syndrome, reaching a total of about 6,000 per year. According […]

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