One study concluded that there will be one Down syndrome child for each 1562 women who have a baby when they are 20 to 24 years old; but the odds climb to 1 for each 19 women who are above age 45.
Maria, who has Down syndrome, is ten.
Sharon M. Draper -- Out of My Mind
And another time when we were in the train station in Seattle and we saw a mother yelling and swatting her son who had Down syndrome.
Gayle Forman -- If I Stay
Researchers worldwide would soon begin identifying chromosomal disorders, discovering that patients with Down syndrome had an extra chromosome number 21, patients with Klinefelter syndrome had an extra sex chromosome, and those with Turner syndrome lacked all or part of one.
Rebecca Skloot -- The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Kaitlyn’s hair had grown out, but you could still see the easy lopsided smile, the moon face that was part and parcel of Down syndrome.
Jodi Picoult -- Nineteen Minutes
As a priest, I have spent enough time on backward worlds to see the effects of an ancient genetic disorder variously called Down’s syndrome, mongolism, or generation-ship legacy.
Dan Simmons -- Hyperion
The man in the chair said, "Down’s syndrome.
Don DeLillo -- Underworld
He’d spoken to Yvette Harvey; he’d been the one to tell her that her only child-a daughter with Down syndrome-had not survived the shooting at Sterling High.