Down Syndrome Outline Essays and Term Papers

  • Down Syndrome

     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...

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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...

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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...

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    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...

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    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...

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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...

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    A. INTRODUCTION Having a Down syndrome is such a difficult situation for an individual to have. They have slow physical and mental capabilities that lead them to discrimination. Physical features of having a Down syndrome. Including flattening of the head; slanting of the eyelids;...

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    flenfef Down Syndrome is named after John Langdon Down, the first British doctor who first described the condition in 1987. It wasn't until 1959, however, that an extra chromosome was identified as the cause. One in every 691 babies in the the United States are born with Down syndrome. Making Down syndrome...

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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...

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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...

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    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...

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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...

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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...

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    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...

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    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...

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    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 ...

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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...

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    Down Syndrome Although many theories have been developed, it is not known what actually causes Down syndrome. Some professionals believe that hormonal abnormalities, X-rays, viral infections, immunologic problems, or genetic predisposition may be the cause of the improper cell division resulting in...

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    chromosomes the child will now have 47 chromosomes instead of 46. This results in 95 % of downsyndrome, and is known as trisomy 21. The other 5 % of down syndrome is caused by translocation and is known as monsaicism . This is when part of chromosome breaks off and attaches to other chromosomes, most often...

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    Genesis Tridle 3/27/2013 A4 Down syndrome Throughout the world there are many babies who are born with genetic disorders. One of the most common disorders known today is Down syndrome, also known as Trisomy 21. Down syndrome is a genetic condition in which a person has 47 chromosomes instead of the...

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