Last month, the Illinois House of Representatives and Senate proclaimed March 15th Adult Down Syndrome Awareness Day in Illinois, the first state to create this particular awareness day. A group from the Adult Down Syndrome Center at Advocate Lutheran G... Read more
A new disability awareness card was introduced this year as part of a law sponsored by Democratic Rep. Stephanie Kifowit of Oswego and Democratic Sen. Linda Holmes of Aurora to help people with intellectual, developmental or mental disabilities to communi... Read more
The Adult Down Syndrome Clinic at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital is collaborating with members of the NADS PAC program to produce a new series of health-related videos. The first two videos in the series are now available! Hydration Video Eating at ... Read more
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.
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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