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Health Care Professionals

Below are links to resources that physicians, nurses, therapist, or any other health care provider may find helpful in their practices relating to Down syndrome.

Discussing Down Syndrome: Physician’s Guide - created to assist physicians facing the challenge of informing parents that a child has or may have Down syndrome.

Brighter Tomorrows -  a free, online training module, funded by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention,  for health-care providers on how to deliver a diagnosis in a sensitive manner.

Down Syndrome Clinic – the clinic located at Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Delaware, provides coordinated medical, social, and developmental care for children with Down syndrome.



Down Syndrome Research Center at Stanford School of Medicine

Down Syndrome Research Trust Foundation -

Research Down Syndrome


Health Care Professionals: DSIA, Down Syndrome Information Alliance


Down Syndrome: Health Issues by Len Leshin, M.D., F.A.A.P,


Continuing Medical Education