What actor has Down syndrome?
Christopher Joseph Burke (born August 26, 1965) is an American Down syndrome advocate. Formerly, he was an actor and folk singer .Chris Burke (actor)Chris BurkeBornChristopher Joseph Burke August 26, 1965 Point Lookout, New York, U.S.Other namesChris BurkeOccupationActor, singerYears active1987–20031 more row
Who has the most Down syndrome in the world?
With a population of around 330,000, Iceland has on average just one or two children born with Down syndrome per year, sometimes after their parents received inaccurate test results. (In the U.S., according to the National Down Syndrome Society, about 6,000 babies with Down syndrome are born each year.)
Can downs have babies?
In almost all cases, Downs syndrome does not run in families. Your chance of having a baby with Downs syndrome increases as you get older, but anyone can have a baby with Downs syndrome.
Can a baby look like Down syndrome but not have it?
Some of the children with Mosaic Down syndrome that we know do not actually look as if they have Down syndrome - the usual physical features are not obvious. This raises some important and difficult social issues and identity issues for both parents and children, which parents have discussed with us.