Living with Down Syndrome: The Journey and Lessons Learned from Parents, Health Professionals and Personal Perspectives

2/16/2015; 87 minutes

This presentation by Dr. Emily Chen, UCSF Pediatrics, and Kimberly Barr, genetic counselor, will challenge your perspective of Down syndrome. It includes a glimpse back at historical aspects of Down syndrome and covers the medical and non-medical changes that have taken place in recent years to improve the lives of children and adults born with this condition. As part of the program, a panel of young adults with Down syndrome and their family members will share personal perspectives. Information about Down syndrome support resources and future paths is also be presented. Recorded on 11/06/2014. (#28911)

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