1. Health

Everyday Life with Down Syndrome


Life as a child with Down syndrome, and the parent of one, means trips to doctors, therapists and specialized care professionals. But beyond all that, there's a life filled with family, friends and community.
  1. Parenting a Child With Down Syndrome
  2. Support

Parenting a Child With Down Syndrome

Photo of New Parents Holding Baby

Being the parent of a child with Down syndrome means dealing with the special needs of that child while also tending to the challenges that every parent faces every day.


Woman on computer

The old saying that it "takes a village to raise a child" is certainly true in Down syndrome. There are a multitude of services and support resources available to you to help you meet the challenges ahead.

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.

We comply with the HONcode standard
for trustworthy health
information: verify here.