Sunday, May 4, 2014

Down Syndrome

There are many rare diseases that kids, teens, and adults suffer from. One disease is Down Syndrome. If you have this disease it means that you have 47 chromosomes than the usual 46  chromosomes your supposed to have. The condition can cause delay in the way a person moves, both mentally, and physically. It usually affects about 1 in every 800 babies born in the United States. Some physical features that happens because of this is flat facial profile, a upward slant to the eyes, small ears, and a protruding tongue. Most of the time babies that get this will be born at a normal size but as he/she gets older they grow at a smaller rate and usually shorter than their peers. Some mental problems are they can have delays in speech, and self-care like feeding, dress, and toilet teaching. There are many more affects that can happen because of this disease.  Let's help the people with Down Syndrome and try to stop the disease.

Let's help these people, and try to stop the disease. :)