An estimated 5,000 individuals with Down syndrome live in Massachusetts. Of those, approximately 25 percent reside in Central and Western Massachusetts. With the growing number of patients with Down syndrome in our region, families are faced with the challenge of finding coordinated, specialized services and medical care close to home. There is no longer a need to travel far for excellent medical care for your child/adolescent. With the help of the Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress, UMass Memorial Children’s Medical Center now offers The Down Syndrome Program, a dedicated multidisciplinary center for infants, children and adolescents with Down syndrome.