Are there different types of Down syndrome and what areas of the body does Down syndrome affect? ?
Also, are there any significant statistics related to Down syndrome? Has Down syndrome received any recent attention from the media? Are there any famous people that have Down syndrome.
Answer as many of the above questions as possible.
- 1 decade agoFavorite Answer
There are three types of Down syndrome, garden variety Trisomy 21, mosaicism and translocation.
Read more at:
Welcoming Babies with Down Syndrome (English, Spanish, French)
There is a slide show that also incorporates videos of the featured 'More Alike than Different' cast at the National Down Syndrome Congress website:
And great information at the National Down Syndrome Society website:
Down Syndrome Fact Sheet
You might also enjoy
Margaret's Guide to Down Syndrome
For bios of actors with Down syndrome, see:
Down Syndrome and the Acting Gene
DS in Arts and Media
Down Syndrome Links at the Family Village website
Check out this recent New York Times article:
The DNA Age: Prenatal Test Puts Down Syndrome in Hard Focus
Have fun with your research!Source(s): Information, Resources and Support for Families of Children with Special Needs http://www.bellaonline.com/site/specialneedschildr...
- 1 decade ago
Find more info: http://www.tvwiki.tv/wiki/Down_syndrome
Also on the National Down syndrome Society web site at : http://www.ndss.org
also at Down Syndrome facts & fiction written by a parent: http://www.down-syndrome-facts-and-fiction.com/ind...
There ARE a few actors, Stephane Ginnsz was the first actor with DS to play a lead part in Duo : http://www.duo.agprods.com/
Also among others are Edward Barbanell and John Taylor - starring in the movie the Ringer in 2000 (among a few) who have DS.
Currently I would agree that Palins baby has had the most media attention.Source(s): http://www.tvwiki.tv/wiki/Down_syndrome http://www.ndss.org, http://www.down-syndrome-facts-and-fiction.com http://www.duo.agprods.com/ http://www.dsala.org/ringer.htm
- Someones' MomLv 71 decade ago
Another persuit at homework?
You can use Sara Palin's little guy for the recent media portion.
Down's is simply one extra chromosome (23).
(Google pulled up over 6 million references)