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June 3, 2021

Going the extra mile makes vaccination experience special for young man with Down syndrome

By Cynthia Weiss Cynthia Weiss (@cindyweiss)

The parents of a young Florida patient were so grateful for the caring approach offered to their son during his COVID-19 vaccine appointment that they called back to express their appreciation and share their story. When the father of a 19-year-old patient with Down syndrome brought his son, Tyler White, for a COVID-19 vaccination appointment, […]

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Tags: COVID-19, COVID-19 vaccination, Down syndrome, Tyler White

November 11, 2019

Rewriting the Script for Parents of Babies With Down Syndrome

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

For new parents of babies born with Down syndrome, the educational brochures that were at their disposal made them feel less than hopeful. Mayo Clinic’s Office of Patient Education knew they could do better, so a team set about creating new materials to provide families with a more optimistic outlook.

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Tags: Down syndrome, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, patient education

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