Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Down's Syndrome Treatment

There is no cure for Down's syndrome. Treatment for Down's syndrome may include: social services, special education, and the treatment of deafness and underlying heart disease.

Treatment for Down's syndrome may include:

  • Social services for Down's syndrome
  • Family counseling for Down's syndrome
  • Home health care for Down's syndrome
  • Special education for Down's syndrome

Down's Syndrome Specialist

Physicians from the following specialties evaluate and treat Down's syndrome:

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Last Updated: Oct 13, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Down's Syndrome References
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