Down Syndrome Clinic
Down Syndrome Clinic

Down Syndrome Program

The Down Syndrome Program is a consultative service and screening mechanism for children with Down syndrome ages birth through adolescence. This is done by addressing the medical and therapeutic needs of individuals with Down syndrome.

Down Syndrome Program Staff

Our experienced team of professionals with a special interest in Down syndrome meets to review and screen the specific needs of each child. A formal therapy evaluation may be recommenced, if indicated, following the screening of skills done at the time of the visit; this would be scheduled at a future time and date. The program and staff strives to improve the quality of life of each patient and his or her family.

Nasreen Talib, MD, MPH  Medical Director

Staff consists of:

  • Pediatrics
  • Adolescent Medicine
  • Behavioral Psychology
  • Audiology
  • Genetic Counseling
  • Nutrition
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech Therapy
  • Social Work
  • Clinic Coordinators

Down Syndrome Resources

Down Syndrome Guild of Greater Kansas City (DSG)

The Down Syndrome Guild of Greater Kansas City is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to provide support and resources for individuals with Down syndrome, their families and the professionals who serve them. DSG seeks to provide the entire community with information and education to broaden awareness and foster positive attitudes regarding people with Down syndrome.    

National Down Syndrome Congress

The National Down Syndrome Congress is dedicated to an improved world for individuals with Down syndrome. We are the leading national resource of support and information for anyone touched by or seeking to learn about Down syndrome.

Educate. Advocate. Empower. Inspire.

National Down Syndrome Society

The National Down Syndrome Society envisions a world in which all people with Down syndrome have the opportunity to enhance their quality of life, realize their life aspirations and become valued members of welcoming communities.

Down Syndrome-Autism Connection

Our goal is to ensure that families, teachers, and healthcare providers receive the education and support they need -- with the ultimate goal being that children and adults with DS-ASD will receive the understanding, education, medical care and opportunities they so greatly deserve.

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