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Resilience and hope: Grayson’s fight against leukemia

In 2019, Grayson started treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukemia. A year and a half later, he’s back to his usual self thanks to the care he received at Children’s Minnesota.

Tallulah and her two older brothers on the couch

Born with Down syndrome and a heart condition: Tallulah’s story of perseverance

Tallulah was born with Down syndrome and because of that, also had a heart defect. Today, Tallulah is 9 months old and is tough as nails. Read her story here.

Understanding and celebrating children with Down syndrome

“What inspires me the most about children with Down syndrome is how incredibly strong and determined they are,” said Rebecca Olson, APRN-CNP, APNG as she explains more about Down syndrome and answers many common questions.

Grand Rounds: Down Syndrome – Not just an extra chromosome!

July 12, 2018, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Minneapolis

Brian Skotko, MD

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Resources

We know you may want to dig for more information, so we gathered these easy-to-digest materials and resources from pediatric organizations in Minnesota and beyond.

What to expect

Children's Minnesota is committed to providing a supportive, patient-centered setting for children with Down syndrome and their families. We're here for you whether you need help with a complex medical issue or simply have a question or two.

Meet the team

The team at Children’s Minnesota has a deep understanding of Down syndrome. Our clinical outcomes are among the best around — but our favorite results are healthy, confident, independent kids.

Outcomes and Research

At Children's, we focus on research and innovations that make a difference at the bedside. From improving day-to-day quality of life for children and teens, to developing new pain management approaches and adopting cutting-edge technologies, our research is completely kid-and-family focused.