Down syndrome is the most commonly occurring chromosomal condition.One in every 691 babies in the United States is born with Down syndrome according to the National Down Syndrome Society. The disease affects a child’s physical development, language, and cognitive skills. Massachusetts participates in Down Syndrome Awareness Month to raise awareness about those living with this condition as well as the services and support available.
|National Down Syndrome Awareness Month|
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Franklin is fortunate to be the home of the Horace Mann Educational Association (HMEA) which is also a key provider of services for those with Down syndrome, autism, and other developmental disabilities.