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Your child may have
developmental delays as well as other problems that
can make children, teens, and adults who have Down syndrome vulnerable to abuse,
injury, and other types of harm.
help manage and prevent these types of problems by being aware and helping your
child learn how to avoid dangerous situations and maintain his or her
self-esteem. Know what to expect as your child with Down syndrome grows and
develops. Potential problems include:
Health Tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerJohn Pope, MD - PediatricsSpecialist Medical ReviewerLouis Pellegrino, MD - Developmental Pediatrics
Current as ofJanuary 26, 2016
Current as of:
January 26, 2016
John Pope, MD - Pediatrics & Louis Pellegrino, MD - Developmental Pediatrics
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