[VIDEO] ‘Dear Future Mom’: A Heartwarming Message From 15 Lovely People With Down Syndrome

Posted on March 21, 2014 in Disability Rights, Health & Life, Specials, Taboos

21 March 2014 marks the 9th anniversary of World Down Syndrome Day. Down Syndrome is a genetic disorder caused by the presence of all or part of a third copy of chromosome 21. It is typically associated with physical growth delays, characteristic facial features and mild to moderate intellectual disability.The average IQ of a young adult with Down syndrome is 50, equivalent to the mental age of an 8 or 9 year old child, but this varies widely.

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