By Kathe Doremus The 2016 Bowl-A-Thon is a celebration for the Doremus family. It is difficult to believe that 25 years ago, we were facing one of the most challenging times for our family following the birth of our daughter, Kerry, in August of 1991 and ... read more
HAPPY DANCE! Our HAPPY DANCE! class is designed for children with special needs and will celebrate the joy of movement and music. We’ll use imaginative themes and props to engage our dancers’ attention. We’ll focus on motor skills like jumping, ... read more
New Growth Charts for Children with Down Syndrome Children with Down syndrome grow differently from other children. However, advances in medical care, access to care, and improved life expectancy suggest that contemporary growth patterns may have improved... read more
October is DOWN SYNDROME AWARENESS MONTH …a chance to celebrate people with Down Syndrome and shine the spotlight on their incredible abilities and accomplishments. To pay tribute to this wonderful cause and honor my incredible son, Emmett, Art + Sci... read more
ATTENTION DOWN SYNDROME ADVOCATES We need your help to increase the membership of the newly-formed Congressional Task Force on Down Syndrome! The Congressional Down Syndrome Caucus co-chairs Congressman Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), Congresswoman Cathy McMorri... read more
Members of the Chicagoland D.A.D.S. group were recently interviewed for an article in the Daily Herald. See the article here. For more information about Chicagoland D.A.D.S., click here.
The ABLE National Resource Center has constructed an informal survey to gather a better understanding of the level of enthusiasm behind creating ABLE accounts and how potential beneficiaries may utilize these accounts for purposes of maintaining and incre... read more