What Does Down Syndrome Look Like?

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


People with Down syndrome may have particular physical features that may be different from an average person, but it never stops them from enjoying life.

There are a list of physical traits that are often found in people with Down syndrome – Small, flat nose, Almond-shaped eyes that have an upward slant, Smaller limbs and body frame, A gap between the first and second toes that is larger than that of a typically developed individual, Low muscle tone, Single deep crease across the palm of the hand – but these aren’t always found in every person with Down syndrome.

People with Down syndrome look like members of their family, like all people.

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