The leading human rights organization for all individuals with Down syndrome.

National Down Syndrome Society
8 E 41st Street, 8th Floor
New York New York 10017
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Speech & Language Therapy

Speech and language development can be challenging for many children with Down syndrome. Here is information that can help infants and toddlers begin learning to communicate, and help children and adolescents progress in speech and language.

  1. Speech & Language Therapy for Infants, Toddlers & Young Children

    Although most children with Down syndrome learn to speak and will use speech as their primary means of communication, they will understand language and have the desire to communicate well before they are able to speak.

  2. Speech & Language Therapy for Children & Adolescents with Down Syndrome

    Children with Down syndrome have strengths and challenges in development of communication skills, understanding language and speaking skills.

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