About Down syndrome
Welcome to the About Down syndrome page. On this page you can learn more about Down syndrome, what it is, how it occurs and the impact of Down syndome. There are links to current Research and Statistics, and most importantly, stories from our Members living with Down syndrome.
There is also an important page on how to talk about Down syndrome -communication and the language we use is very important to how people percieve the information we are sharing.
Down syndrome is a genetic condition not a disease or illness.