Raising a Child with Down's Syndrome
How do you cope when you find out at the birth - that your baby has Down Syndrome? What are the first steps that you take?
Down Syndrome (DS), also called Trisomy 21, is a condition in which extra genetic material causes delays in the way a child develops, both mentally and physically. It affects about 1 in every 800 babies born in the United States.
Sandy recounted for us her first experiences with her son, born with Downs and the steps she took to educate herself and to make the best life possible for her new baby.