If your child with
Down syndrome is between the ages of 5 and 13, you
will likely have ongoing questions and concerns. Your doctor can help answer
your questions. And he or she can guide you to appropriate resources to help you manage your
feelings and plan for your child's long-term care needs.
Your doctor will likely address a variety of issues during
your child's regularly scheduled checkups. In addition to talking about health problems, your doctor may talk with you and your child about concerns like:
July 20, 2011
Susan C. Kim, MD - Pediatrics & Louis Pellegrino, MD - Developmental Pediatrics
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