In this course, we talk with Dr. Emily Jean Davidson from the Down Syndrome Program at Boston Children’s Hospital and an Assistant Professor in Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the three types of Down syndrome.
  • List 3 common physical symptoms of Down syndrome.
  • List 4 common health conditions that children with Down syndrome should be routinely screened for.
  • Identify 3 common behaviors of a child with Down syndrome.


Outline for Adopting a Child with Down Syndrome

*Your course will remain active for 180 days from purchase date.

This course aligns with the following regulatory requirements.

Hague Treaty on Intercountry Adoption*

 96.38 (b)(7)

 96.48 (b)(1)

 96.48 (c)





*Important Information for agencies on Hague Training Requirements