Lyndon LaPlante: Someone You Should Know

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For two years now, Lyndon LaPlante has golfed in the RDS Golf Classic held near Dallas, Tx.  At both events, Lyndon has been a highlighted speaker at the awards dinner, and has elicited both laughter and tears as he discusses his life experiences and aspirations.  Read more about how Lyndon helps promote Down Syndrome awareness. …

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How quality of sleep impacts memory and learning in children with Down syndrome

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Research under way at the University of Arizona is revealing a connection between quality of sleep and the learning and memory functions in children with Down Syndrome. “It’s well known that children with Down Syndrome are vulnerable to developing sleep apnea which results in pauses in breathing,” UA psychology student Jennifer Breslin says. Breslin has …

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