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Using a panel of ultrasound markers in a systematic fashion as a part of screening has been referred to as a "genetic sonogram". The presence of one of these markers may increase the possibility of Down syndrome.

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March is Trisomy Awareness Month. A trisomy occurs when there is an extra copy of any one chromosome—3 copies instead of 2. Some are common, such as Down syndrome, and some trisomies are so severe that affected babies often pass away before, or shortly after birth. Join us in educating parents about the important role prenatal genetic screening plays for trisomies which may have life-threatening birth defects that require additional testing during a pregnancy or early treatment at birth.

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down+syndrome+quotes | Screening for Down syndrome - A community perspective - Right to Life ...

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Smart Speech Therapy: Recommendations for Assessing Language Abilities of Verbal Children with Down Syndrome. Pinned by SOS Inc. Resources. Follow all our boards at for therapy resources.

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Down Syndrome: Screening For Breathing Problems To Stop Unnecessary Suffering - Pinned by @PediaStaff – Please Visit for all our pediatric therapy pins

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Touch Trainer ($4.99) Simple cause and effect app designed for an individual diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder, down syndrome, or other special need, or a young child just learning about touch screen technology. Plays music & shows a simple animation whenever a button is tapped. Button gets progressively smaller as the app moves through the levels to teach individuals how to use a touch screen.

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