Information for Medical Professionals
Down Syndrome Information and Support Act of 2016
Law passed in 2016 requiring persons who deliver test results with high likelihood or the definite presence of Down syndrome. Down Syndrome Information and Support Act of 2016 - click to see the Down Syndrome handout which is required to be given at time of diagnosis or suspected diagnosis that is an overview of information sheet for new and expectant parents.
Release of Information Authorization Form Complete this to allow a representative from DSAF to contact a patient.
Journal article from American Academy of Pediatrics "Identifying Infants and Young Children with Developmental Disorders in the Medical Home: An Algorithm for Developmental Surveillance and Screening" with guidance for medical professionals regarding screening and follow up for common medical conditions.
A Board-certified medical geneticist at Children's Hospital Boston, Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham & Women's Hospital, and Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Dr. Skotko has dedicated his professional energies toward children with cognitive and development disabilities.
Tutorial for medical professionals for delivery of diagnosis.