Take Stock in Year-End Giving: More Than a Tax Deduction

Categories: Blog, Why Support Research?

When the stock market does well, it offers an opportunity for people to do good. Thank you to the many people who have contacted us about making generous year-end donations of stock. We are especially touched by the number of grandparents who are supporting their grandchildren with a donation to fund cognition research. It’s easy …

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Gift Honors Dr. Michael Harpold

Categories: Blog, Meet Our Friends

Everyone who meets Dr. Michael Harpold, LuMind Foundation’s Chief Scientific Officer, immediately understands his dedication to Down syndrome cognition research and the Ds community. One family of supporters, Suzanne and Carl Shepherd, are recognizing that dedication with a $15,000 gift to the foundation in honor of Dr. Harpold. The gift will support specific endeavors to ignite research …

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A Research Story: Fragile X

Categories: Blog, Clinical Trials

On National Public Radio, there was a story about a foundation started by concerned parents, funding impressive discoveries, results of clinical trials, and the quest for new avenues of research. Nope, not the LuMind Foundation (or even our former name Down Syndrome Research and Treatment Foundation). This is a story about fragile X. The NPR piece, ‘A Family’s …

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Categories: Blog, News

The ABLE Act passes! We are so happy to join in the celebration of the passing of the ABLE Act. After passing house and the senate, President Obama signed the ABLE Act into law on Friday. Thank you to all the people who worked tirelessly to pass the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act, including the …

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