The Down Syndrome Adolescent & Young Adult Clinic serves patients from 13 to 21 years of age. Families and youth will be supported and educated about transition planning. The goal is for your child to be prepared for adulthood and as engaged in their own care as possible.
Adolescent & Young Adult Clinic (ages 13-21)In this clinic, your son or daughter will be seen by all of the following specialists at MassGeneral Hospital for Children and Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary:
- Physicians who have expertise with Down syndrome (PDF)
- Program manager
- Social worker
- Self-advocate resource specialist
- Educational advocate
During the visit to the Down Syndrome Program, your physician might discuss with you the need for other specialty providers to be involved in your son’s or daughter’s care. If your child is followed by a specialist elsewhere, you can certainly continue care with that provider. The following is a partial list of providers that are available at Mass General Hospital:
- Sleep Medicine
If you have any questions, please contact our Program Manager, Amy Torres, at DownSyndrome@partners.org.
Mass General Hospital Down Syndrome Program
Yawkey Center for Outpatient Care, Suite 6C
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114
Please see visitor information for maps and driving directions, parking information, overnight accommodations that offer special medical rates (PDF), dining options and more.