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For people with Down syndrome, family members, caregivers and professionals.
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Are you looking for suggestions of activities you can do at home? We have compiled a list of some ideas below! There are ideas for arts and crafts , cooking , education/learning , fitness and physical
The visuals under the headers remind us of the steps for brushing our teeth. Tap or click on the headers to find printable versions for electric and manual toothbrushes. There are also versio
Abstract In adults with Down syndrome, the combination of low physical activity and fitness levels and the high prevalence of musculoskeletal co-morbidities stresses the need for specialized exercise
Several endocrine conditions , including hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid), are more common in people with Down syndrome compared to people without Down syndrome. Levothyroxine (Synthroid, Tirosint
Abstract People with intellectual and developmental disabilities have a higher risk of mortality from COVID-19 than the general population. Providers may assume that this is due to the burden of comor
Abstract Individuals with Down syndrome (DS) are among the groups with the highest risk for severe COVID-19. Better understanding of the efficacy and risks of COVID-19 vaccines for individuals with DS
EyeWiki is an Eye Encyclopedia developed by the American Academy of Ophthalmology with content contributed by ophthalmologists (eye physicians and surgeons). There is a Down syndrome page wit
Abstract Background: The Down syndrome population has been disproportionately affected by Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) in terms of experiencing severe illness and death. Soc
Abstract We aimed to evaluate the safety and immunogenicity of the BNT162b2 vaccine in young people with Down syndrome (DS), and to compare their humoral immune response with those of the healthy cont
UPDATED 1/14/2022 : The CDC has provided updated information on what types of masks to wear . The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends wearing masks in public settings, such as
Abstract Findings from a recent study describing prevalence of common disease conditions in the largest documented cohort of individuals with Down syndrome (DS) in the United States strongly suggested
The Trisomy 21 Research Society (T21RS) has developed several taskforces in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The taskforces are studying COVID-19 infection and vaccination in people with D
In this video, Bridget describes and demonstrates how to brush your teeth using a manual toothbrush and an electric toothbrush. Our Resource Library also has Brushing Teeth Visuals that corr
On December 16, 2020, the Down Syndrome Medical Interest Group - USA issued a position statement on the COVID-19 vaccine. The position statement has been updated several times, most recently on Novemb
Abstract Adults with Down syndrome (DS) are at higher risk for severe outcomes of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) then the general population, but evidence is required to understand the risks for
Moving our bodies throughout the day can help us be healthy.
The social stories linked below are intended to help individuals with Down syndrome and other intellectual or developmental disabilities prepare for and feel more comfortable with going to the dentist
Several organizations have created helpful resources about COVID-19 vaccines. We have provided links to some of them below. VISUALS / PLAIN LANGUAGE RESOURCES Getting the COVID-19 Vaccine &a
Use this handout to create a workout by spelling your name, the day of the week, or another word or phrase of your choosing!
Abstract Background: Health conditions, immune dysfunction, and premature aging associated with trisomy 21 (Down syndrome, DS) may impact the clinical course of COVID-19. Methods:&
Abstract Background: Health conditions, immune dysfunction, and premature aging associated with trisomy 21 (Down syndrome, DS) may impact the clinical course of COVID-19. Methods:
Several organizations have created helpful resources about wearing masks during COVID-19. We have provided links to some of them below. VISUALS / STORIES / PLAIN LANGUAGE RESOURCES Wearing a
School of Strength is a Special Olympics program that provides videos with endurance, strength, and balance exercises. The program also offers a Fitness Tracker, Caregiver Kit, and Coaches Playbook.&a
Abstract Background: Persons with Down syndrome (DS) are presumed to be at high risk of severe CoVID-19 due to immune dysregulation and often compromised cardiopulmonary function. Aim of the
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