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Mass General Hospital Down Syndrome Program

In July 2012, Massachusetts General Hospital opened a comprehensive Down Syndrome Program, which integrates state-of-the-art resources with compassionate, comprehensive care through a multi-disciplinary approach. National experts from Massachusetts General Hospital, MassGeneral Hospital for Children, and Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary help with any medical issue that may occur.

MGH's Down Syndrome Program has four distinct clinics to ensure that people with Down syndrome receive the specialty care that is specific for their age group:

Adult Clinic (ages 21 and older) 
Adults will be supported to lead healthy lives marked by meaningful engagements with their communities.

Infant and Toddler Clinic (ages birth-5) 
Families will be educated about Down syndrome and comprehensive supports will be provided for their child’s early needs.

Child Clinic (ages 5-13) 
The healthcare of children will be maximized so that they can achieve successes during school-aged years.

Adolescent and Young Adult Clinic (ages 13-21) 
Families and youth will be supported and educated about transition planning. The goal is for your child to be prepared for adulthood and as engaged in their care as possible.?

The program can also provide consultations in a private setting for expectant parents who have received a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome. See complete staff bios here. For more information and to make an appointment visit their website at www.massgeneral.org/downsyndrome. Send emails with any questions to DownSyndrome@partners.org.