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The history behind Down syndrome :) S U Z I E 3 kids; Venezuela 18566 posts
25th Jun '09

Just thought I'd share this story, for everyone who doesn't already know....
Which is apparently a lot of people..... Just trying to help educate! :D
http://www.intellectualdisability.info/values/history_DS.htm



And what causes Down syndrome... (Trisomy 21 Down syndrome)



Chromosomes of someone with Downs



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Chromosomes of someone without Downs



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That's it! They have ONE extra #21 chromosome.... So seriously, they aren't THAT different! :wink:

......................... Utah 27220 posts
25th Jun '09

Yes.

Squeaky McGee [13 wks] Due May 7; 2 kids; 3 angel babies; Indiana 65509 posts
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Crazy one 3 kids; California 17049 posts
25th Jun '09

I didn't know that

MandiJo☮ 18 kids; Pocatello, Idaho 8149 posts
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ilovemymeep 17 kids; Tacoma, Washington 1119 posts
25th Jun '09

i went to a little class type thing on getic testing to decide if i wanted it done thats how i learned that

Fatty McRunnerPants 2 kids; 4 angel babies; Clearlake, California 59390 posts
25th Jun '09

Seriously you're JUST figuring this out? LOL :lol:

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25th Jun '09
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