Down Syndrome Awareness Month is an annual designation observed in October. The National Down Syndrome Society started Down Syndrome Awareness Month in the 1980’s. Celebrate and raise awareness in your neighborhood by purchasing a Support Sign and ... Read more
Filmmaker Rachel Dretzin adapts author Andrew Solomon’s bestseller Far From The Tree into a beautifully crafted documentary that tells the stories of families raising exceptional children who not only learn to deal with their challenges but also fin... Read more
**Research Information** We are excited to announce that Dr. Alberto Costa of Case Western Reserve School of Medicine will be coming to Chicago to present to UPS for DownS families, and other interested individuals, about his study on Memantine and its ef... Read more
Grateful Thanks to Our Generous 2018 Bowl-A-Thon & Family Fun Day Sponsors!
As the leading human rights organization for all individuals with Down syndrome, the National Down Syndrome Society believes the importance of caregivers should not be underestimated, which is why we are happy to celebrate November as National Caregivers ... Read more
The University of Illinois Intellectual Disabilities Communication Lab is looking for participants for a research project to find out more about how language skills develop in children between the ages of 6-11 who have Down syndrome. Click here to view th... Read more