Look up there at the blackness, The unknown glares back at you. Silver glowing moon is shown. The moon and stars in sight. Look, the streetlights glow is dim, Set against the darkened sky. Lively creatures just dance, They are enjoying life. Look out ther... read more
Francisco Alfaro Torres, who teaches children with special needs at a private school in Chile, visited the NADS office to learn more about Down syndrome. We provided him with resources to assist him in his work and learned much from him about the educa... read more
See the recent Daily Herald article about our new Welcome Basket Program! NADS recently introduced a pilot program in Lake County to provide welcome baskets to parents who have a new baby with Down syndrome. The baskets include baby items, such as knit... read more
The Adult Down Syndrome Clinic at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital is collaborating with members of the NADS PAC program to produce a new series of health-related videos. The first two videos in the series are now available! Hydration Video Eating at ... read more
Parents of Transition-Aged Children with Significant Disabilities Needed for Research Study Greetings! My name is Kimberly Patton and I am a doctoral student in Special Education at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. My advisor, Dr. Meghan Bu... read more
A new garden is opening in Forest Park to aid individuals with developmental disabilities. See the article in the Forest Park Review here.
Roche Pharmaceuticals is looking for potential subjects with Down Syndrome between the ages of 9 and 11 years old to participate in a clinical trial at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. We will be testing a new medicine to see if it will help chi... read more