Very few families who have loved ones with Down syndrome live in an area where they can visit a Down syndrome specialty program like the one at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School. It is known that most hardworking primary care physicians have only one or two patients with Down syndrome in their practice, so it is both unreasonable and impractical to expect them to stay current on all of the healthcare recommendations for this unique population.
That is why Massachusetts General Hospital, MassGeneral Hospital for Children, and Harvard Medical School Teaching hospital have created Down Syndrome Clinic to You (DSC2U) to bring the best of health and wellness information about Down syndrome to caregivers and primary care physicians around the globe. They believe that location and personal finances should never prevent someone from accessing the best and most timely medical information for a loved one with Down syndrome.
For more information, or to get started visit www.dsc2u.org/
DSACC will soon have a limited number of discount codes available for families! Stay tuned for more details...
With COVID-19 coronavirus being categorized as an official pandemic by the World Health Organization we at DSACC want to help you understand the risks and steps you can take to keep your loved ones with Down syndrome healthy and happy during these challenging times. We are by NO means experts nor do we have the staff to do the research ourselves so we turn to leading organizations in the Ds community for this information. Thank you to Global Down Syndrome Foundation, National Down Syndrome Congress and all the others out there finding and vetting these resources!
Q&A on Covid-19 and Down syndrome
Global Down Syndrome Foundation (has info in Spanish & English)
Centers for Disease Control:
National Institutes of Health:
California Department of Public Health
California Corona Virus
To enhance the quality of life for all people whose lives are touched by Down syndrome.
We envision a community that demonstrates acceptance, inclusion and appreciation for those who have Down syndrome.