RDS spreads the word on promise of cognitive research at Buddy Walks

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The weekend of October 23rd and 24th featured two very successful Buddy Walks. Research Down Syndrome was invited to attend and delighted to help spread the word on the successes and promise of cognitive research. The Alexander’s Angels 4th Annual Buddy Walk was held on a beautiful day at Hecksher State Park on Long Island …

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Kathy Ireland speaks out on shortfall of Down syndrome research

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Kathy Ireland has a three month old niece, Polly, who was born with Down syndrome. Recently, she met with leaders in Washington, D.C., to speak out against the shortfall in NIH funding of Down syndrome research. In this article, she notes that funding is now reduced to a level of less than 0.01% of the …

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Congratulations on your wedding, Monica and David

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Monica and David met, fell in love, and were married. Now, like any other couple, they are adjusting to married life and are busy establishing careers. Congratulations, Monica and David, on your new life together. Research Down Syndrome is dedicated in its support of Down syndrome cognitive research, and the potentials for enhancing life opportunities …

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Texas

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The Down Home Ranch outside of Austin is a working farm and ranch, where about 40 adults and children – including 20 with Down syndrome and other disabilities – live year round, caring for 340 rolling, forested acres of the Post Oak Savannah in Central Texas. At the ranch, people with and without disabilities live …

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