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Services

Medical Services

Clinical services using a preventive approach are available. These services include:

  • Comprehensive medical assessments for infants, children and adolescents by one of our physicians
  • Referral of patients to specialists who have an interest in meeting the needs of individuals with Down syndrome
  • Screening by our developmental occupational therapist
  • Collaboration between our medical staff and the patient’s primary care physician

Family Support

The Eastern PA Down Syndrome Center:

  • Provides information about Down syndrome to new families
  • Assists families in locating medical, educational, recreational and social services
  • Connects families that have similar medical and educational needs
  • Provides networking opportunities for families through our annual social events

Resources and Information

The Eastern PA Down Syndrome Center:

  • Has a lending library of books, videos, DVD’s and periodicals
  • Provides current information about Down syndrome to families and professionals
  • Maintains a file of articles on issues relating to Down syndrome
  • Publishes a quarterly newsletter
  • Has a current resource book( specialists/service providers) including contact information for all counties throughout Pennsylvania

Professional Training

Since the Eastern PA Down Syndrome Center practices a unique, comprehensive approach to care, the center provides training for pediatric and family medicine residents, therapists, nurses, and service providers.

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