Newsflash: People with Down Syndrome don’t ‘Suffer’ from Down Syndrome

If I could get a dollar for every time someone says, “She suffers from Down syndrome”, I would never need to work again! The fact is in most cases of Down syndrome, it is just an extra chromosome, 21 in every cell. Just like we don’t ‘suffer’ from our 46 chromosomes per cell, people with Down syndrome don’t ‘suffer’ from …