Research on Learning in Children with Down Syndrome in Denver at the National Down Syndrome Congress

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The DS360 network is hoping to include individuals with Down syndrome in an important research study during the NDSC Convention in Denver in July. Funded by the RDS and DSRTF, this Down Syndrome Cognition Project study uses the Arizona Cognitive Test Battery (ACTB) to assess cognitive function in relation to health factors and genetics in …

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A Night of Art and Blues: RDS Fundraiser in South Bend, IN

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Here is an impressive video produced by the event coordinators of A Night of Art and Blues, a fundraiser for Research Down Syndrome being held in South Bend, IN on May 11. Parents and others speak about the remarkable revolution underway in research to understand and treat learning disabilities in Down syndrome. Join the Revolution by donating …

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RDS Co-Sponsors Down Syndrome/Alzheimer’s Disease Workshop

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RDS was a co-sponsor of Advancing Treatments for Alzheimer’s Disease in Individuals with Down Syndrome, held April 15-16, near Washington, D.C. Twelve presentations with follow up panel discussions were grouped in the following areas:   1. Disease Mechanisms 2. Model Systems for Studying Connections between AD and Ds 3. Cognitive Outcomes Measures 4. Biomarkers 5. …

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