By Nancy A letter to a younger me, pregnant with my first child… Dear Nancy, It’s been a rough weekend. I know you’re exhausted, terrified, emotionally spent. You feel like the ‘not knowing’ is going to kill you. The weight of it seems so heavy.... Read more
Dennis McGuire, PhD Adult Down Syndrome Center of Lutheran General Hospital Park Ridge, Illinois This paper was originally delivered as a plenary address at the conference in Chicago in July of 2005, co-sponsored by the National Down Syndrome Society and... Read more
NADS IS GRATEFUL TO THE FOLLOWING DONORS OF GRAND RAFFLE, CHOICE RAFFLE AND DOOR PRIZES Aloft Chicago O’Hare Aurelio’s Pizza, Homewood Blue Man Group Bob Chinn’s Crab House Chicago Bears Chicago Botanic Garden Court Theatre, U of C Down’s D... Read more
The National Association for Down Syndrome Thanks our 2015 Bowl-A-Thon Lane Sponsors NADS Partnership Program Wee Speech Platinum-$2,500 Litchfield Cavo LLP Gold-$1,000 Jennings Chevrolet and Volkswagen, Inc. Barbara Rodgers James and Theresa Unnerstall S... Read more
The IRS recently published their proposed rules for ABLE Accounts to guide states as they implement the ABLE law on the state level. The IRS will be holding a public hearing on their proposal. For more information, click here.
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... Read more
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
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