People have Down Syndrome. They do not suffer from it and are not afflicted by it.
Day 2 sparked a conversation about this on my Facebook page on this issue and how it applies to many illnesses, disorders and disabilities has been a real problem for me for many years (journalists and judges are amongst the worst offenders!!!). People have Down Syndrome, they don’t suffer from it. Suffering is very subjective and so far, other than when she is STARVING because I haven’t fed her for over an hour, Frida hasn’t suffered for a minute of her life!