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Babies with Down syndrome are born with 47 chromosomes instead of 46, and the severity of their symptoms varies. " asks Jennifer Lister, mom of little Riley, who refers to her daughter's condition as "Up syndrome." "For not being blessed themselves with a child who has UP syndrome? According to the National Institutes of Health, "Although many children have physical and mental limitations, they can live independent and productive lives well into adulthood."9. Oh, and her teachers have called her manipulative from a very early age.

But there are some pretty common physical signs that accompany Down syndrome, and that opens these kids -- and their parents -- up to everything from rude staring to downright cruel comments.2. I find the Down syndrome stereotype ridiculous, that DS people are kind, loving, and gentle.

Copyright © 1995-2001 The Down Syndrome Educational Trust. As patients, they have the right to routine reproductive health care provided to the general population.

Cognitive and language disabilities may predispose this population to unwanted pregnancy, sexually transmitted disease, and sexual exploitation.

Sex education tailored to cognitive level, learning style, and living arrangements is essential to the education of children and young adults with Down syndrome.

Issues of sexuality accompany each stage of human development.

Sexual tasks for infants and pre-school aged children include the development of physical and emotional attachment to parents and other family members; issues for school aged children are the emergence of modesty and privacy as well as the beginning of masturbation [Table 1] (Haka-Ikse and Mian, 1993; Grant, 1995).

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