CHICAGOLAND DOWN SYNDROME RESEARCH & MEDICAL CARE CONFERENCE CO-ORGANIZED BY Wednesday, June 7, 2017 11:00 am – 4:30 pm Warwick Allerton – Chicago 701 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611 Registration – $25 (All proceeds benefit NAD... read more
Due to unforeseen circumstances, our Annual Meeting, which was originally scheduled for May 16, will now take place on May 23. The time and location will remain the same. NADS Annual Meeting Tuesday, May 23 6:00-7:00 Open House 7:00 Annual Meeting NADS ... 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
Photo Caption: On Oct. 5 at Chicago City Hall, Mayor Rahm Emanuel issued a proclamation recognizing October as Down Syndrome Acceptance Month, helping to shift the focus from awareness to acceptance nationwide. He was joined by (left to right) Diane Ur... read more
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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
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