How to define Down syndrome, but not all sufferers are suffering

Defining Down syndrome is not as simple as saying it is an autism spectrum disorder.Many sufferers have normal brain development, but do not necessarily meet the diagnostic criteria.It is not clear why this is the case.Some have normal brains and some do not.Some may be very intelligent but not necessarily social.Others have normal social skillsRead More

How to define Down Syndrome in India

A new initiative by the country’s largest social welfare organization has come under fire for asking women to take their shoes off for the first time when visiting a clinic.The National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS) on Monday launched a campaign titled “A Woman’s Journey To Be Free From Down Syndrome.”The initiative, which is being calledRead More