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Understanding Down Syndrome

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On This Episode of The Beautiful Butterfly Show we will be Discussing " Understanding Down Syndrome". When it comes to Down Syndrome alot of people are often left clueless and to what it entails, how does it happen???... what its like for a child??  and what a parent goes through raising a child with Down Syndrome. Today Ms Teri The Advocate will be Joining us and sharing her personal story as she is raising a daughter with Down Syndrome!

***Down syndrome (DS), also called Trisomy 21, is a condition in which extra genetic material causes delays in the way a child develops, both mentally and physically. It affects about 1 in every 800 babies born in the United States.

Though Down syndrome can't be prevented, it can be detected before a child is born. The health problems that may go along with DS can be treated, and many resources are available to help kids and their families who are