Is Down Syndrome The Same As Autism?

The best person to answer a question about Down syndrome is a person with Down syndrome. Travis answers this one.

 

No, Down syndrome and autism are entirely different. And just like anyone else the chances of developing autism are the same.

It is possible for a person to have Down syndrome and be Autistic. There are resources available for people who have this dual-diagnosis available at Down Syndrome-Autism Connection.

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