In My Own Words: People with Down Syndrome is a newly launched blog “dedicated solely to the stories, reflections, and experiences of people with Down syndrome.” Katherine Anderson and her son, Sam, who has Down syndrome, created the blog together as ... Read more
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
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
See local rhythmic gymnast Regan on the news for her participation in the State Games in Normal, Illinois earlier this month: watch interview
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... Read more