Health & Medical Resources

Resources for you & your health care providers:

Pediatric Medical Guidelines & Resources

Adult Medical Guidelines & Resources

  • Medical Care Guidelines for Adults with DS 
  • Get a personalized care plan at Down Syndrome Clinic to You (DSC2U) brings the best of health and wellness information about Down syndrome to caregivers and primary care physicians around the globe.  In an effort to help everyone access DSL provides $10 coupons for all our families. Request a Coupon!
  • Hospital Stay Support for families: DSL partners with a local charity, Critically Loved to be sure our families are loved on during long hospital stays. If you have recently heard you will be in the hospital long term, or know of a patient with Down syndrome who will be, please text us their information at 502-333-4478 so that we can notify those who deliver care packages.
  • Find more specific medical links based on symptoms below…

For Medical Providers

Most Common Medical Issues

Thomas Center for Down Syndrome

The center at Cincinnati Children’s offers comprehensive services by experts in a variety of areas including:

  • Developmental-behavioral pediatrics
  • Care coordination
  • Nutrition
  • Occupational therapy
  • Physical therapy
  • Psychology
  • Special education
  • Speech-language pathology
  • Social work
  • Transition care (Internal medicine trained providers for adolescents and young adults)
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Research & Medical Trials

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Mental Health & Behavior Challenges

COVID-19 & Down Syndrome


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Blood Diseases & Down Syndrome

Ear, Nose, & Throat (ENT) & Down Syndrome

Endocrine Conditions & Down Syndrome

Dermatologic Issues in Down Syndrome

Gastrointestinal System and Down Syndrome

Courtesy of NDSS

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Surgery & Down Syndrome

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The Heart & Down Syndrome

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COVID-19 & Ds

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