Trisomy 21 Program Patient Stories

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Trisomy 21: Bryant’s Story

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A year into the COVID-19 pandemic, Bryant’s family received a wake-up call from the staff at the Trisomy 21 Program. Instead of steadily improving since his last visit, Bryant’s behavior had become troublesome, he’d gained a significant amount of weight and his blood work was concerning.

Trisomy 21: Sara’s College Story

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Down syndrome didn’t stop Sara from dreaming of going to college, and with the help of CHOP’s Trisomy 21 Program, she is now living her dream.

Down syndrome: Neva's Story


Neva, an 11-year-old with Down syndrome, is confident, full of joy and ready for anything, with the support of her family.

Down Syndrome: Eve's Story


For 15-year-old Eve, every day is a new adventure and she can't wait to see what's next: fashion, sports or travel.

Down Syndrome: Brody's Story


When Brody was born, his parents were shocked to learn he had Down syndrome. Today, they've learned to embrace the unexpected with their 12-year-old son.