Healthcare Guidelines

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Individuals with Down syndrome need the usual health care screenings and evaluations recommended for the general population. However, because children and adults with Down syndrome are at increased risk of having and/or developing a variety of medical conditions, there are additional tests or evaluations that are recommended.

The most recent guidelines, "Health Supervision for Children with Down Syndrome", were published by the American Academy of Pediatrics in Pediatrics (Vol. 128, No. 2, August 1, 2011. Pp. 393-406).

Health Care Information for Families of Children with Down Syndrome (Complete - Birth through age 21)

Health Care Information – Birth – 1 month

Health Care Information - 1 month - 1 year

Health Care Information- 1 - 5 years

Health Care Information - 5 - 13 years

Health Care Information - 13 - 21 years

Growth Charts as published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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