Dad’s Thread on “What to Expect” From Daughter With Down Syndrome Goes Viral



Approximately one in every 700 babies in the United States is born with Down syndrome, according to the National Down Syndrome Society. That makes Down syndrome the most common chromosomal condition, which can cause low muscle tone and small stature.

Jason Kneen, a dad from the United Kingdom, recently decided to take to Twitter to start a thread about one of the most common questions he receives: “My child has Down Syndrome, what can I expect?”

Jason detailed all the trials his daughter has “bravely” fought — including pneumonia. “She continues to enjoy life, every day, and reminds us and ME how fun it all is,” he continued. Read More