Down Syndrome

Down Syndrome

Able South Carolina
This consumer controlled, non-profit, non-residential Center for Independent Living serves counties in the Midlands and Upstate regions. There is information about local support groups on the Web site.
http://www.able-sc.org/
Down Syndrome
(Mayo Clinic)
This article provides an overview of Down Syndrome. It discusses risk factors, screening, and coping strategies.
http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/down-syndrome/basics/definiti
on/CON-20020948
Down Syndrome
(MEDLINEplus)
Links to sites which have been reviewed by librarians at the National Library of Medicine.
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/downsyndrome.html
Greenwood Genetic Center
The center provides diagnostic testing and counseling services. Select Diagnostic Labs to learn more about genetic testing.
http://www.ggc.org
The ARC
(The Arc of the United States)
The ARC is a national nonprofit advocacy organization which is open to all people with mental retardation and their families. Select Information from the list on the left. Then select List of Topics to learn more about mental retardation. The ARC web site also provides free access to their print publications in the Resources section.
http://www.thearc.org/page.aspx?pid=2530

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