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Name  Down's Syndrome
Related to/Also known as  Down Syndrome
Symptoms of Down's Syndrome
"Down's syndrome, also known as Down syndrome, is a genetic condition that typically causes some level of learning disability and characteristic physical features."
Source: NHS Choices
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Useful national contacts

Down's Syndrome Association
Helpline: 0333 1212 300
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Find your local support group:
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Down's Syndrome Scotland
Phone: 0131 442 8840
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Down's Heart Group
Phone: 0300 102 1644
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Mencap
charity for people with a learning disability
Helpline 0808 808 1111
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Find your local support group:
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Children & young people New Parent Pack (Down's Syndrome Association)
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News and events  
Online resources

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) (Down's Syndrome Association)
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Down's syndrome (NHS Choices)
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Down syndrome (Contact, charity for families with disabled children)
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Why the abortion law should be changed to prevent the terminations of foetuses with non-fatal disabilities after the 24th week (BBC, February 2020)
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Our resources

The library at the Brain Charity has a range of resources on Down's Syndrome and on a wide range of disability related issues.

This includes information on Down's and epilepsy, and on Down's and dementia.