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AAP Guide for Families of Children with Down Syndrome

Specialized health care guidelines for children with Down Syndrome have been been published by the American Academy of Pediatrics.

The guidelines span the prenatal period through age 21. View the complete Health Care Information for Families of Children with Down Syndrome by the American Acadmy of Pediatrics.  

These guidelines are based on “Health Supervision for Children with Down Syndrome” published in Pediatrics (Vol. 128, No. 2, August 1, 2011.  pp. 393 -406.) 
An electronic version can be accessed here:
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