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“Where there is charity and wisdom, there is neither fear nor ignorance.”

Hospital In-Service

Common Questions Parents Have:

How do you prepare for the moment when an infant is diagnosed with Down syndrome in your hospital?

“The presentation was informative, insightful and tremendously helpful to our Residents. We learned about things that cannot be gleaned from textbooks alone — things that are crucial to our training and to becoming excellent pediatricians in general. BRAVO!!”

~ Jill Mazurek, M.D.
Chief Pediatric Resident
Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL

NADS Hospital In-service Program offers answers

The news that your child has Down syndrome is never easy to accept, but we know from experience that parents can accept their child and the reality of the diagnosis if they are:

When a child is born with Down syndrome, the new parents are frequently informed of their child’s condition shortly after the birth. The news can be devastating. It is a time of major crisis for many parents and also a very difficult situation for medical personnel. The problems seem overwhelming and the new parents need sensitive care and support during this initial period.

Our Purpose

The purpose of our Hospital In-service Program is to provide medical personnel with up-to-date information on Down syndrome. NADS also provides information on resources available to medical personnel and to parents.

Our In-service programs have been presented in most Chicago area hospitals. We have addressed:

As part of this In-service, we present our very practical and award-winning audio-visual program, You Don't Outgrow Down Sydnrome, Counseling Parents.