Down Syndrome

Last Updated March 28, 2019 by Gino De Luca

Symptoms & Common Features

A typical DS-diagnosed individualCommon Features of DS:

Developmental Impacts on a DS-diagnosed Child

  1. The baby develops at a slower rate than an undiagnosed infant

  2. The child displays a wide range of functions in spite of a slow development rate

  3. Learning process can become complicated when critical thinking strategies are implemented

  4. The child might have "a deficiency in language production" (Roizen & Patterson, 2003, p. 1285)

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