Down Syndrome Special Needs Factsheet for Educators
What teachers should know about Down syndrome, and how to help students do their best in school.
Toxoplasmosis for Parents
Toxoplasmosis is an infection that passes from animals to humans, sometimes without causing any symptoms. Learn more about this infection in this article for parents.
Autism for Kids
Autism makes it hard for kids to learn and communicate. Find out more in this article for kids.
All About Genetics for Parents
Read the basics about genetics, including how certain illnesses, or increased risks for certain illnesses, pass from generation to generation.
Down Syndrome for Kids
What's up with Down syndrome? Find out in this article for kids.
Down Syndrome for Parents
Down syndrome is a condition in which extra genetic material causes delays in the way a child develops, both physically and mentally.
Word! Down Syndrome for Kids
Down syndrome is a condition that affects the way a baby's body and brain develop. Kids with Down syndrome usually have trouble learning.
Munchausen by Proxy Syndrome for Parents
Munchausen by proxy syndrome (MBPS) involves a parent or caregiver misleading others into thinking that a child has medical problems by exaggerating, fabricating, or inducing symptoms.
Autism for Teens
Autism can make communicating and interacting with other people difficult. Find out more.
Brain and Nervous System for Teens
If the brain is a central computer that controls all the functions of the body, then the nervous system is like a network that relays messages back and forth to different parts of the body. Find out how they work in this Body Basics article.