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

Health Care Guidelines for Individuals with Down Syndrome: 1999 Revision

January 2009 | Down Syndrome Medical Interest Group - Down Syndrome Quarterly (1999)

ARCHIVED: This resource has been archived and will no longer be updated. Please see this link for updated guidelines for adults with Down syndrome.

The health care guidelines provided in the document linked below were published in 1999. An updated set of pediatric guidelines was published in 2011. Efforts to update the adult guidelines are ongoing.

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.