Saturday, March 23, 2013

Did you know? A Down Syndrome fact.

Down Syndrome fact

Physical characteristics of Down Syndrome.

People born with Down Syndrome have some of the same physical characteristics.  It is not understood why these physical characteristics occur.

Down Syndrome

These characteristics include:

  • A flat face with an upward slant to the eye, a short neck, small ears, and a large tongue
  • Tiny white spots on the iris (colored part) of the eye
  • Small hands and feet
  • A single crease across the palm of the hand
  • Small pinky fingers that sometimes curve toward the thumb
  • Poor muscle tone or loose ligaments

Be gentle.

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