Buddy Walk

Down Syndrome Awareness

Down syndrome is a genetic disorder that occurs when children are born with 47 chromosomes instead of the usual 46. Pediatrician Dr. Jim Sears participates in the Buddy Walk to raise awareness for the disease.

Living with Down Syndrome

More and more older women are having babies. The 40+ set is at increased risk for birth defects such as Down syndrome. Dr. Sears Sr. and actor John C. McGinley share their experiences with the chromosomal disorder.