But despite their challenges, kids with Down syndrome can go to regular schools, make friends, enjoy life, and get jobs when they're older.
Getting special help early — often when they are just babies and toddlers — can be the key to healthier, happier, more independent lives.
Issues of sexuality accompany each stage of human development.
Sexual tasks for infants and pre-school aged children include the development of physical and emotional attachment to parents and other family members; issues for school aged children are the emergence of modesty and privacy as well as the beginning of masturbation [Table 1] (Haka-Ikse and Mian, 1993; Grant, 1995).
Most people have 23 pairs of chromosomes, for a total of 46.