National Down Syndrome Awareness Month

By Riva Preil Not only is October the National Physical Therapy Month, but it is also the National Down Syndrome Awareness Month. Down Syndrome, also called Trisomy 21, is a congenital condition associated with nondisjunction (non-separating) of the 21st chromosome during meiosis, which means that the zygote inherits an extra chromosome, totaling 47 instead of …

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