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For people with Down syndrome, family members, caregivers and professionals.

Co-Occurring Down Syndrome and Autism Spectrum Disorder (DS-ASD)

January 2021 | Down Syndrome-Autism Connection - Website

Learn about co-occurring Down syndrome and Autism Spectrum Disorder (DS-ASD) on the page linked here. The information is provided by the Down Syndrome-Autism Connection, an organization whose mission is "to provide specialized outreach through support, education, and resources to increase awareness of the unique challenges caused by co-occurring Down syndrome and autism." 
The organization offers free online support for families with loved ones with DS-ASD. They provide a Facebook support page and host a monthly Zoom support meeting. More information can be found at this link.


Please note: The information on this site is for educational purposes only and is not intended to serve as a substitute for a medical, psychiatric, mental health, or behavioral evaluation, diagnosis, or treatment plan by a qualified professional. We recommend you review the educational material with your health providers regarding the specifics of your health care needs.