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Parents of children with Down syndrome mentor other parents

Posted by Administrator on 10/29/2013 to Down syndrome

"An inspiring process to help guide new and expectant Parents of children with Down syndrome"

New insights into Down syndrome at Hub conference

Posted by Administrator on 10/25/2013 to Down syndrome

"The surprising discovery earlier this year that it was possible, in a lab dish, to shut down the extra copy of a chromosome that causes Down syndrome ignited hopes that the technique could one day be developed into a therapy."

Family: Down syndrome son abused at Neptune Beach school

Posted by Administrator on 10/24/2013 to Down syndrome

NEWS UPDATE:  Principal Ronda McDonald was arrested and charged with Child Abuse. Lt. Adam Militello with the Neptune Beach police said she turned herself in Tuesday afternoon.

Up and down for Down syndrome

Posted by Administrator on 10/23/2013 to Down syndrome
Members of the Missouri Lambda chapter of the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity at Northwest Missouri State University are braving the cold this week during their annual teeter-totter marathon to raise money for Down syndrome research. The fundraiser will continue through most of Homecoming week in front of the SPE house on West Ninth Street.
The Missouri Lambda chapter of the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity at Northwest Missouri State University is back on its teeter-totter this week raising money for Down syndrome research.

Woman with Down's syndrome to be paid compensation for illegal detention

Posted by Administrator on 10/23/2013 to Down syndrome
European court of human rights
UK government told to pay £3,730 by European court of human rights for distress caused by hospital holding her for several months

My Brother Had Down Syndrome, Lived 61 Years, and Loved Every Minute of It

Posted by Administrator on 10/22/2013 to Down syndrome

"The doctor said aging is faster for Down’s people than it is for the rest of us and that he was more like a man in his 90′s."

Parents sue deputies in death of man with Down syndrome at Maryland movie theater

Posted by Administrator on 10/21/2013 to Down syndrome

"The parents of a man with Down syndrome on Thursday filed suit against three Maryland sheriff's deputies for causing his "violent, terrifying, and painful death" as they tried to remove him from a movie theater early this year."

The PM as MP: David Cameron meets young man with Down's syndrome in his constituency served an eviction notice because of social care cuts

Posted by Administrator on 10/21/2013 to Down syndrome

"He will see the 'battle' of James Sleight, who risks losing 24-hour care in Witney"

17,983 Abortions of Disabled, Down Syndrome Babies in UK, Parents Face Psychological Fallout

Posted by Administrator on 10/17/2013 to Down syndrome

"The belief that parents and families will be damaged by having a disabled child, and that this damage can be limited through abortion, is almost unquestioned today."

Judge rules in favor of Catahoula student with Down syndrome

Posted by Administrator on 10/17/2013 to Down syndrome

“Hopefully this will be a game-changer for children in Louisiana who have disabilities who are being excluded,” Johnson said. “They should not be segregated. That’s what was happening.”

Down syndrome is no handicap to Union High golfer

Posted by Administrator on 10/15/2013 to Down syndrome

Lifelong buddies spread Down syndrome awareness

Posted by Administrator on 10/15/2013 to Down syndrome

Lifelong buddies spread Down syndrome awareness

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Posted by Administrator on 10/10/2013 to Down syndrome
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New test for Down syndrome

Posted by Administrator on 10/10/2013

Symposium outlines promising, less-invasive diagnosis method

Football players embrace teammate with Down syndrome

Posted by Administrator on 10/9/2013 to Down syndrome

"Montgomery county football players embrace teammate with down syndrome, create "team manager" position for him."

Grid girls: Art by teens with Down syndrome brightens Westlake HS

Posted by Administrator on 10/9/2013 to Down syndrome

Art by teens with Down syndrome brightens Westlake HS

8 year old boy with Down syndrome takes football field

Posted by Administrator on 10/8/2013 to Down syndrome

Coach David Guy invited Sammy Grugan, 8, who has Down syndrome and usually assists the team as manager, to take the field with his friends on the Creekview Grizzlies football team today.

Police: school principal dragged child with Down Syndrome across concrete floor

Posted by Administrator on 10/8/2013 to Down syndrome
"An 11-year-old boy with Down Syndrome was pulled from his classroom by his private school principal and badly hurt, according to police and his family."

Louisville man with Down syndrome awarded film role

Posted by Administrator on 10/7/2013 to Down syndrome

"A local man has just been cast to play the main role in a major movie that will be filmed in Louisville."

The Special Privilege of Being a Parent of a Child With Down Syndrome

Posted by Administrator on 10/4/2013 to Down syndrome

"You might wonder how does one care for a baby with Down syndrome. Aside from ensuring that your baby is healthy, in every way your baby is a baby first, and needs everything else that babies need: Love, sleep, feeding, holding, diaper changes, tender words, playing, bathing, hugs, and kisses."

Zionsville hails Down syndrome homecoming princess

Posted by Administrator on 10/4/2013 to Down syndrome

"AnnCatherine Heigl is a high school freshman, sings in her school choir, is a cheerleader and plays on the tennis team. She studies Spanish, is a good student and popular among her peers."

Down syndrome man, 34, left on Bergen County bus for hours in Lodi garage

Posted by Administrator on 10/3/2013 to Down syndrome
“She was suspended without pay, will have a hearing — as per union policy — and will be terminated” for leaving the man on the bus.

Understanding Down syndrome may open new world

Posted by Administrator on 10/3/2013 to Down syndrome
"October is National Down Syndrome Awareness Month. You’re invited to raise your awareness and open yourself to the compassionate, transformative experience of getting to know someone with Down syndrome."

DHS sophomore with Down syndrome named Homecoming Queen

Posted by Administrator on 10/2/2013 to Down syndrome

"Dexter High School sophomore Alana Schwartz received 250 out of a possible 300 votes from the sophomore class for Homecoming Queen."

Living with Down syndrome

Posted by Administrator on 10/2/2013 to Down syndrome

Families learn, bond after diagnosis