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Second Prenatal Screen May Be Beneficial

MedPage Today - Jan 11, 2017
A microarray analysis on duplicated maternal chromosomes that had been identified through whole-genome shotgun sequencing identified maternal microduplications -- a duplication of the mother's chromosome that gives the appearance of a trisomy ...

Caution: Genetic Testing is not 100% accurate

Live Action News - Jan 10, 2017
Tests can be ordered to specifically check for Trisomy 21 (Down's syndrome) or Trisomy 18 (Edward's syndrome), but some companies offer the screening for more than 250 genetic abnormalities. cfDNA testing is less risky than an amniocentesis, in which ...

Toddler with genetic disorder defies odds

KATC Lafayette News - Jan 3, 2017
An Acadiana toddler with a genetic disorder is defying the odds at only 18 months old. Ella Grace was born with Trisomy 18 and is the reigning Very Special ...

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Trisomy books

Trisomy 21: What we can learn from people with Down syndrome

by: André Frank Zimpel
For a long time, it was assumed that a genetic disposition such as trisomy 21 enables predictions to be made about overall personality development. But who could have ever imagined that people with trisomy 21 (Down syndrome) would also be capable of earning a university degree?

This book presents the results of having examined 1,294 people with trisomy 21. The results showed that people with trisomy 21 benefit more from abstract learning than their neurotypical counterparts and two-year-olds with the syndrome learn first to read and only then to speak -- and they understand algebra better than arithmetic.
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So Am I: 14 Months of Life and Living and Letting Go

by: Nathan Peterson
This book is a recording of my thoughts and writings during the life of Olivia, our 4th child. Olivia had a condition called Trisomy 18 and wasn't expected to survive birth. Not only did she survive, but Olivia lived, every day, every moment of 14 beautiful months. Olivia taught us how to live. As you read this book, you'll be re-living those 14 months with me. I hope the life and beauty which flowed from Olivia into our lives will flow into yours as you read.Thank you for sharing this journey with us.
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Trisomy 21 : Research Perspectives

by: Felix F. de la Cruz, Park S. Gerald

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What Is Trisomy?

A brief description of trisomy with pictures of children with Trisomy and their families. more info available at: www.livingwithtrisomy13.org www.trisomy.org.

Down syndrome (trisomy 21) - causes, symptoms, diagnosis, & pathology

What is Down syndrome (trisomy 21)? Down syndrome is a set of symptoms that arise from a genetic abnormality, in which an individual's cells have an extra ...

What is Trisomy 18?

CNN's Elizabeth Cohen discusses the genetic condition Trisomy 18 and how it effects children.

Abigail Hellmer Trisomy 18 Tribute Video

Video Montage of the life of Abigail Mae Hellmer.

Trisomy 13 - Never Give up Hope!

An inspirational story about Kingston James, a boy born with Trisomy 13. His parents were told that he most likely would not live to be one month old. Thousands ...