Health: they need empathy, not sympathy

Dawn | Nov 10, 2019 at 6:57 AM
  • Razia Iqbal talks about her 22-year-old son, Muneeb, with obvious pride; he has won a couple of gold medals along with silver and bronze medals for the country.
  • While motor skills develop with early intervention, speech development takes more time.
  • Besides delays in achieving childhood milestones, children born with Down syndrome often have certain medical issues, such as hearing and vision problems, heart concerns, thyroid abnormalities and gastrointestinal problems besides intellectual disability.