The Anna and John J. Sie Center for Down Syndrome at Children's Hospital Colorado was established thanks to a generous gift from the Anna and John J. Sie Foundation. The clinic officially opened its doors in November 2010 as part of the Linda Crnic Institute for Down Syndrome at the University of Colorado School of Medicine.
Care, information and resources for our community
The Sie Center for Down Syndrome provides the highest quality of comprehensive care to children with Down syndrome by coordinating medical care, along with therapies including speech, physical and occupational. We also serve as a local and national resource for families and primary care doctors by providing up-to-date information while also supporting parents who have received a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome.
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Why choose the Anna and John J. Sie Center at Children's Hospital Colorado?
The Sie Center provides the best medical and therapeutic intervention available for children with Down syndrome in Colorado and surrounding states. As part of the Linda Crnic Institute, the Sie Center helps advance the total care of children with Down syndrome by providing excellent medical care, therapy, research and advocacy.
What makes our program unique?
Our team of providers has more than 80 years of combined experience in caring for children with Down syndrome and developmental disabilities. We have some of the top pediatric specialists in the nation who are actively involved with teaching at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, which in 2013 was ranked in the top 10 nationally by U.S. News & World Report. At Children’s Hospital Colorado we collaborate with premier pediatric sub-specialists in the country to improve the care of children with Down syndrome and develop state-of-the-art research.
In addition, we’re working toward becoming a leading translational research program for children with Down syndrome. That means the Sie Center will take cutting-edge discoveries straight from our research lab and use them to help patients. Learn more about research at Children’s.
Services offered for children with Down syndrome
At the Sie Center, our services include evaluation, consultation and therapies for infants, children, teens and young adults with Down syndrome. We see patients from the prenatal phase of life, up to age 21. By coordinating our care with other clinics at Children's Hospital Colorado, we have an entire team of pediatric specialists working together to provide the best possible care for your child.
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Learn more about how we treat Down syndrome at Children's Hospital Colorado.