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Where can I find further information about living with Down’s syndrome?

Down Syndrome Liverpool is a registered charity seeking to enhance the lives of people with Down syndrome in the city of Liverpool and surrounding areas. They provide general information, parent/carer & toddler groups and social activities.

The Down Syndrome Association is a national charity that can provide general information, leaflets and answers to frequently asked questions around benefits, education, health, speech and language – they also have a helpline (0845 230 0372). The Down’s Heart Group and Down Syndrome Research Foundation can also provide related information to Down’s Syndrome.

There is a Down Syndrome Support Group in St Helens that provides information and support for families of those with children who have Down Syndrome.