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The document linked here and below contains information and guidance about medical issues of children with Down syndrome at various stages of their lives. It was created in July 2013 by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) to give parents and families information about special health care needs for children with Down syndrome.
Health Care Information for Families of Children with Down Syndrome
The information in the document is based on a clinical report published by the American Academy of Pediatrics entitled "Health Supervision for Children with Down Syndrome."