Down Syndrome Outline Essays and Term Papers

  • Down Syndrome

    Down Syndrome is a chromosomal abnormality and probably the most common genetic condition, occurs in approximately one in every eight hundred to one thousand live births or accounts for approximately 5-6 per cent of intellectual retardation. Although, most students with Down's Syndrome are between the...

      4262 Words | 11 Pages   Disability, Special education, Child development, Down syndrome

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    May 16, 2013 SSN Peer Partner Final Project Down syndrome is a chromosomal condition in which an individual possesses extra genetic material, specifically an extra complete or partial duplicate of chromosome 21 in some or all of an individuals cells. This results in several hallmark characteristics...

      3869 Words | 10 Pages   Sensorineural hearing loss, Otitis media, Earwax, Hearing loss

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     Down syndrome Down syndrome is one of the most common genetic disorders, occurring one in every 600 births (Davis, 2008). 3,500-5,000 children are born with Down syndrome every year in the United States alone (Pueschel, 2008). Down syndrome or mongolism was first identified by John...

      1065 Words | 3 Pages   Down syndrome, Congenital disorder, Health, Prenatal diagnosis

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    that need to be made and is intended for use by district-level administrators and Individual Educational Plan (IEP) teams, including families. It outlines the critical steps to be considered when determining the most appropriate service provision for preschool children with disabilities. Acknowledgements...

      7767 Words | 26 Pages   Special education, Individualized Education Program, Inclusion (education), Special education in the United States

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    Benjamin. He is loving and energetic most of the time. Benjamin is an adult at an assisted home for people with disabilities. He was diagnosed with Down syndrome during the second trimester of my pregnancy. His father and myself love and support everything he does. It’s hard at times, but the good out weighs...

      2133 Words | 5 Pages   Physical education, Intellectual disability

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    What types of error in meiosis causes Down syndrome? A type of error is trisomy 21 is called Robertsonian Translocation. In this instance, two divisions occur in the chromosomes. In many cases, the 21st chromosome replaces some of the 14th chromosome. Although there is still an even number of chromosomes...

      309 Words | 1 Pages   Down syndrome, Chromosomal translocation, Aneuploidy, Trisomy

  • Down Syndrome

    Down Syndrome Down syndrome is a genetic condition that typically causes some level of learning disability and a characteristic range of physical features. Most babies born with Down's syndrome are diagnosed with the condition after birth and are likely to have: reduced muscle tone leading to floppine ...

      495 Words | 2 Pages   Down syndrome, Prenatal diagnosis, Pregnancy, Abortion

  • Down Syndrome

    DOWN SYNDROME TRISOMY 21 BY: CYNTHIA AGUILAR 11/05/2012 Down syndrome affects many people in this world. Not only does it affect the person diagnosed as Downs, but it also affects their family and everyone around them. There are...

      351 Words | 2 Pages   Down syndrome, Amniocentesis, Triple test, Genetic counseling

  • Down Syndrome

    Down Syndrome Have you ever been in a situation where you were confronted by a child who has Down Syndrome and were unsure of how to act around that child? I'm sure many of us have experienced the awkwardness that accompanies such a situation. Many people feel guilt or pity for these children, I...

      1116 Words | 4 Pages   Down syndrome, Prenatal development, Amniocentesis, Trisomy

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    chromosome gets "stuck" to another chromosome and gets transmitted into other cells as the cells divide. This type of change causes about 4% of Down syndrome cases. There are no distinct cognitive or medical differences between people with translocation trisomy 21 and those with complete trisomy 21. ...

      766 Words | 2 Pages   Prenatal diagnosis, Down syndrome, Aneuploidy, Trisomy

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    How people with Down Syndrome see the world differently There are many people in the world today with Down syndrome. Approximately 2% of the worlds population has Down Syndrome, and 1:660 newborns have Down Syndrome. Many people in the world thing there is something wrong with them, while others think...

      614 Words | 1 Pages  

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    Research Paper Down Syndrome Down syndrome is the single most common form of genetically-based mental retardation. The syndrome occurs when the fetal cell development process creates an extra chromosome, resulting in abnormalities in physical and neurological developments. While a definitive diagnosis...

      574 Words | 2 Pages   Special education, Inclusion (education), Self-esteem, Intellectual disability

  • Down Syndrome

    Genetically transmitted disease Down syndrome Down syndrome is a genetically transmitted disease, the symptoms of this disease can vary depending on the person, but children with Down syndrome have unique physical characteristic traits for example: decrease in muscular tone, excess skin around...

      395 Words | 1 Pages   Down syndrome

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    Ramzan Treatment Downs children need more medical checkups as they get colds and infections easily Some children may need an operation to help them to speak more clearly How to cope With support all Downs syndrome children can do the same things as everybody else Adults with Downs syndrome can live a normal...

      772 Words | 2 Pages   Down syndrome

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    Down Syndrome What is Down Syndrome? Where does it come from? Is there a cure? About one in every 800 American babies is born with Down syndrome, and it is estimated that about 350,000 people in the United States, and just under 6 million people worldwide live with this condition today. There...

      599 Words | 2 Pages   Down syndrome, Cognitive disorder, Mental disorder, Nondisjunction

  • Down Syndrome

    Down syndrome: Down syndrome is a set of cognitive and physical symptoms that result from having an extra chromosome 21 or an extra piece of that chromosome. It is the most common chromosomal cause of mild to moderate intellectual disabilities. People with Down syndrome also have some distinct physical...

      807 Words | 3 Pages   Gene, Human genome, Down syndrome, Chromosomal translocation

  • Down Syndrome

    Down Syndrome The disease I would like to write about is called Down syndrome. Down syndrome is a genetic condition in which a person has 47 chromosomes instead of the usual 46. Usually Down syndrome occurs when there is an extra copy of chromosome 21. This form of Down syndrome is called Trisomy...

      886 Words | 3 Pages   Health, Down syndrome, Parenting, Pregnancy

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    Guy-Marcel Lilavois Jr Professor Hendricks ENC 1101, Composition 1 14 November 2011 Outline INTRODUCTION Thesis Statement: Although Down syndrome is used as a general term, several forms of this syndrome exist. I. Diagnosis A. Discovery B. Cause II. Types A. Trisomy 21...

      870 Words | 3 Pages   Down syndrome, Trisomy, Aneuploidy, Mosaic (genetics)

  • Down Syndrome

    Down syndrome is the most common genetic disorder in our world today. There is no cure for Down syndrome and it occurs when a person has a full or partial extra copy of the chromosome 21. When an individual has additional genetic material alters the course of development that causes characteristics associated...

      1343 Words | 4 Pages   Down syndrome, Genetic counseling, Amniocentesis, Triple test

  • Down Syndrome

    Turner syndrome, Klinifelter syndrome, Edwards’s syndrome, Down syndrome and Patau syndrome. The abnormal chromosome that I was given was called Down Syndrome or trisomy 21. We could recognize this disease by looking at the Karyotype because a normal karyotype has two- 21 chromosome but in Down syndrome...

      376 Words | 1 Pages   Down syndrome, Patau syndrome, Turner syndrome, Congenital heart defect

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