The Denver Adult Down Syndrome Clinic is a regional resource for people with Down syndrome and their families, caregivers, health care professionals, and others, who share in our dedication to living happier and healthier lives.
The Clinic is a referral clinic that serves the Rocky Mountain region and provides complete medical and psychosocial evaluations for adolescents and adults with Down syndrome. It provides information regarding a patient’s physical and emotional healthcare needs, especially medical needs that are more common among adolescents and adults with Down syndrome.
Establishment of the Denver Adult Down Syndrome Clinic
The Denver Adult Down Syndrome Clinic was first established in 1999 in a joint effort between the Mile High Down Syndrome Association and the Eleanor Roosevelt Institute. It is now a Colorado nonprofit corporation with tax exempt status under section 501(c)(3). http://www.gettheproplumbers.com
Staff of the Denver Adult Down Syndrome Clinic
The Clinic has on staff a doctor who has special knowledge and experience concerning individuals with Down syndrome. It also has a licensed clinical social worker who focuses on issues specific to individuals with developmental disabilities and parent and family counseling. Click here to read more about our staff.
Services Provided by the Denver Adult Down Syndrome Clinic
Each patient receives a complete medical screening, including an evaluation of conditions that are associated with Down syndrome, as well as an initial developmental assessment. Each patient also receives a psychosocial review as a part of each consultation. After a patient’s evaluation, the Clinic sends a detailed report to the patient, family, care provider, staff, and the patient’s physician, as requested.