Down Syndrome Clinic

The mission of the Down Syndrome Clinic is to improve the quality of life of individuals with Down Syndrome by providing a thorough, coordinated program that addresses the medical and therapeutic needs of these individuals a well as offering support and education to their families.

The Down Syndrome Clinic at Children's Mercy Hospital is a comprehensive clinic whose mission is to improve the quality of life of individuals with Down syndrome by providing a coordinated medical program that addresses the needs of children with Down syndrome as well as offers support and education to their families. This specialty clinic serves as a consultative service and screening mechanism for children with Down syndrome from birth through adolescence, following established Healthcare Guidelines created by the National Network of Medical Clinics for Children with Down syndrome.

An experienced team of professionals with an expertise and interest in Down syndrome hold clinic every Wednesday to evaluate the specific needs of each child scheduled. Together, these multidisciplinary professionals problem solve and strive to improve the quality of life for the child and the family. The team consists of: a Pediatric Specialist, an Audiologist, a Behavioral Psychologist, a Genetic Counselor, an Occupational Therapist, a Nutritional Specialist, a Social Worker, a Speech Pathologist, and a Team Coordinator.

The Clinic also serves as a resource center providing speakers bureau and presentations for schools, businesses, medical professionals, and community members seeking more information about Down Syndrome.

Children’s Mercy Hospital
Down Syndrome Clinic
2401 Gillham Road
Kansas City, MO 64108
Appointments: 816-234-3771
Information: 816-960-2864
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