The NADS Annual Meeting will once again be held virtually this year. The meeting will be on Monday, May 10th and will start at 7:00 p.m. CST. Zoom link will be sent out to all that RSVP. Please RSVP by Friday, May 7th to Deb Kracik at email@example.com.
NADS in the Community Spotlight: Vaccine Clinic at the Itasca Park District Yesterday, NADS participated in a Vaccine Clinic for individuals with disabilities and their caretakers at the Itasca Park District along with local SRAs. The Vaccine Clinic was f... Read more
The Illinois Down Syndrome Advocacy Coalition focuses on legislation and policies that need to be addressed and shared regarding the Down syndrome community, especially urgent matters and call to actions. If you would like to join the Facebook group and l... Read more
This is the last week of the Penn Station Round Up for Down Syndrome campaign! Grab a bite to eat at Penn Station in Lombard, IL and Skokie, IL between March 1-21st and round up your purchase to donate to NADS! If you round up your purchase and donate $2 ... Read more
We received clarification from the State Rep. that the fine print in red does include the expansion of the word “disability”. It is notated under 1. Therefore, this should be clear that our community is included in the expansion of 1B in I... Read more
The National Association for Down Syndrome started a petition on February 9th, 2021, to move adults with Down syndrome in Illinois to Phase 1B for COVID-19 vaccination. Please help NADS by signing this petition and sharing it widely with family, friends, ... Read more
Email Subject: Prioritize People with Down syndrome for COVID-19 Vaccine! Dear Senator/Representative [LAST NAME], I’m writing to ask for your support in prioritizing individuals with Down syndrome to receive the COVID-19 vaccine in category 1b. This ma... Read more
SHARED FROM DSMIG-USA: INFORMATION REGARDING COVID-19 VACCINE & DOWN SYNDROME DSMIG-USA IDD COVID-19 Vaccination Position Statement: The Down Syndrome Medical Interest Group – USA (DSMIG-USA) issued an updated position statement on the COVID-1... Read more