Welcome - Down Syndrome Community

What is Down Syndrome ?

Down Syndrome is a genetic condition where individuals affected have an extra chromosome, and specifically they have 3 copies of chromosome 21. The most diffuse form of Down Syndrome is also known as trisomy 21.

Down Syndrome Resources

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Latest Member Stories

Libby Mitchell – mother of Phoebe, 19

by RareConnect team published 2 months ago
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She had a wonderful transition into high school. She was well supported, particularly by three girlfriends from primary school, and although they h...

Rennice Stanley – mother of Cameron, 29

by RareConnect team published 2 months ago
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“Cam loves being on the stage and has been involved with drama since he was at primary school in Warrnambool. When he was 20 he did a two-year TAFE...

Partners and Patient Groups

RareConnect is a patient-led initiative. Patient organisations partner with EURORDIS, itself an international patient organisation, to create communities and provide moderators from within their network. The following patient groups are official partners of this community.

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