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Caregiver Survey

Caregivers of Family Members with Down syndrome: Study Participants needed Quality of Life and Stress: How has your life been affected?   If you are a caregiver of a family member with Down syndrome, we want to know how your quality of life and stres

  • June 29, 2015
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TPSID College Funding Grants

The U.S. Department of Education announced a new round of  Transition and Postsecondary Education Programs for Students with Intellectual Disabilities (TPSID) grants.  The deadline for applying is August 10, 2015.  For more information, click here

  • June 28, 2015
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Design for America’s Down Syndrome Project

Design for America DFA is a national network of college students using design to create local and social impact. We are bringing together 80 students from 29 universities to design for: Enhancing the lives of those affected by Down Syndrome We are seeki

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Julia

By Grandpa Aldo Let me tell you all about my granddaughter Julia!!!!! Since the day that she was born, 18 years ago, Julia captured my heart completely, and she will always and forever be a very, very special person in my life. Describing Julia for me is

  • March 19, 2015
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Princess Anna

By Grandma Shirley After raising three sons of our own and then having the thrill of two darling grandsons, we anxiously awaited the arrival of a third grandchild. Just thinking maybe it might be a girl—what would our family do with a girl? Then the cal

  • March 19, 2015
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Illinois Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act

The ABLE Act was introduced in the US Senate and US House of Representatives on Feb. 13, 2013. On December 3, 2014, the ABLE Act passed in the US House of Representatives (404-17). Two weeks later, on December 16, the US Senate voted to pass the ABLE Act

  • March 18, 2015
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Down Syndrome Information and Awareness Act in Illinois

HB3158, The Down Syndrome Information and Aware Act has been filed in the Illinois House of Representatives. The bill is co-sponsored by State Representatives Robyn Gabel (18th District) and Michelle Mussman (56th District). The Illinois Down Syndrome Adv

  • March 18, 2015
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Apoyo a los Padres

Nuestro Programa de Apoyo a los Padres provee voluntarios entrenados para  ayudar y guiar a los padres de recién nacidos diagnosticados con síndrome de Down. Todos nuestros voluntarios son padres de niños con síndrome de Down. Ellos les proporcionan

  • March 12, 2015
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