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Down syndrome

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* Not a rare disease
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Other Names for this Disease

  • Down's syndrome
  • Trisomy 21
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Organizations

Organizations Supporting this Disease

  • Association for Children with Down Syndrome, Inc.
    4 Fern Place
    Plainview, NY 11803
    Telephone: 516-933-4700
    Website: http://www.acds.org

  • Canadian Down Syndrome Society
    811 - 14th Street NW
    Calgary
    Alberta, T2N 2A4
    4032708500
    Canada
    Website: http://www.cdss.ca

  • Down Syndrome Research and Treatment Foundation
    755 Page Mill Road, Suite A-200
    Palo Alto, CA 94304
    Telephone: (888) 731-5557
    Fax: (650) 352-9003
    E-mail: dsrtf@dsrtf.org
    Website: http://www.dsrtf.org/

  • Down Syndrome: Health Issues
    Website: http://www.ds-health.com/

  • GiGi's Playhouse
    Down Syndrome Awareness Centers
    1069 West Golf Road
    Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
    Telephone: 847-885-PLAY (7529)
    Fax: 847-885-4903
    Website: http://gigisplayhouse.org/

  • National Association for Down Syndrome
    P.O. Box 206
    Wilmette, IL 60091
    Telephone: 630-325-9112
    E-mail: info@nads.org
    Website: http://www.nads.org

  • National Down Syndrome Congress
    1370 Center Drive, Suite 102
    Atlanta, GA 30338
    Toll-free: 800-232-NDSC (800-232-6372)
    Telephone: 770-604-9500
    E-mail: info@ndsccenter.org
    Website: http://www.ndsccenter.org

  • National Down Syndrome Society
    666 Broadway
    New York, NY 10012
    Toll-free: 800-221-4602
    Fax: 212-979-2873
    E-mail: info@ndss.org
    Website: http://www.ndss.org

Social Networking Websites

  • DNAandU.org is a Web site and blog that collects firsthand stories from people facing issues, making tough decisions, and using genomic (DNA) information in their own healthcare. Click on the link to learn from their experiences and/or submit your own story.
  • RareShare is an online social hub dedicated to patients, families and healthcare professionals affected by rare medical disorders.

Organizations Providing General Support

Other Names for this Disease
  • Down's syndrome
  • Trisomy 21
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.