Down Syndrome (cont.)

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Do individuals with Down syndrome work?

While some individuals with Down syndrome find suitable paid employment, many others are volunteers, or hold no job. Individuals with Down syndrome who wish to work should receive adequate training and support. This is not always readily available in all communities at present. In addition, employers should be made more aware of the benefits of employing someone with Down syndrome.

Where can I find clinical trials for Down syndrome?

Down Syndrome Clinical Trials

Where can I find more information about Down syndrome?

Medically reviewed by Margaret Walsh, MD; American Board of Pediatrics
Down Syndrome Online
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. Facts About Down Syndrome.
Reddy, U.M., et al. Prenatal Imaging: Ultrasonography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Obstet Gynecol July 2008; vol 112(1): pp 145-157.
Wiseman, F., et al. Human Molecular Genetics. Human Molecular Genetics. April 2009; vol 18: pp R75-R83.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 1/4/2014

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