Down Syndrome & Autism

Down Syndrome & Autism Connections

The North Carolina Down Syndrome Alliance hosts a closed Facebook group for families seeking support around the Down Syndrome and Autism intersection. Reach out if you would like NCDSA to be connect you with other parents/caregivers of children with a dual diagnosis.

Down Syndrome and Autistic Spectrum Disorder: A Look at What We Know by George T. Capone, M.D. is a web page from the National Down Syndrome Society that provides a comprehensive look at the co-occurring diagnosis of Down syndrome and Autism

The Down Syndrome-Autism Connection™ is the only nonprofit organization dedicated solely to co-occurring Down syndrome and autism spectrum disorder (DS-ASD) in the United States.

“When Down Syndrome and Autism Intersect” A Guide to DS-ASD for Parents and Professionals “offers a thorough examination of the unique profile of a Down Syndrome-Autism Spectrum Disorder (DS-ASD) diagnosis and best practices for screening, treatment, and care taking through the lifespan.”