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

Health Supervision for Children and Adolescents with Down Syndrome

April 2022 | Bull et al. (2022) - Pediatrics (American Academy of Pediatrics Publication)

In April 2022, a clinical report was published in Pediatrics, a publication of the American Academy of Pediatrics. These pediatric guidelines are "designed to assist the pediatrician in caring for the child, adolescent, and family in whom a diagnosis of Down syndrome has been confirmed by chromosome analysis or suspected by prenatal screening." 

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Information about medical care guidelines for adults with Down syndrome can be found here.

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.