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
THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR DOWN SYNDROME IS GRATEFUL TO THE FOLLOWING DONORS OF GRAND RAFFLE, CHOICE RAFFLE AND DOOR PRIZES Adventure Stage Chicago Amish Furniture Shoppe Aurelio’s Pizza, Homewood Boozle B’s Chicago Botanic Garden Coopers Hawk Cour... read more
Achieving Our Full Potential from Kevin Kirchman. New Video About NADS Learn about our organization Hear about our programs Listen to people with Down syndrome and their families
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
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.