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
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
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
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
On July 27, Governor Rauner approved the Down Syndrome Information and Awareness Act (HB3158). It is now Public Act 099-0142 and will go into effect January 1, 2016. To view the history of the legislation, click here. To view the text of the new law... Read more