A Tribute to Dr. Michael Harpold

Categories: Ds Research, News
Scientist, Advocate and Friend   Dr. Michael Harpold was Chief Scientific Officer of the LuMind Research Down Syndrome Foundation, and served as Chair of the Foundation’s Scientific Advisory Board since its inauguration in 2006. He was involved with LuMind since 2005, and served as member of the Board of Directors (2006-2010), Chief Executive Officer (2007-2010), and Chief …

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For their son and the thrill of the Race!!

Categories: Blog, News, Runners Program
Meet Matt and Angela, who coincidentally celebrated 2017 World Down Syndrome Day http://events.LuMindRDS.org/2017WorldDownSyndromeDay by running the NYC 1/2 Marathon.  After all the hard work of training and fundraising is done, all that is left is the Thrill of crossing the finish line. Thank you for sharing your great experience with us!                    #lumindrdsCARES  #Race4eXtraordinary Where do I even …

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Meet Kaylee, the runner with Down Syndrome that never quits!

Categories: News, Runners Program
Everyone worries that they won’t finish their race in time but that didn’t stop a young lady from Texas with Down Syndrome.  Well meet Kaylee, her story will inspire even the biggest running critic to lace us their shoes and get outside.  Kaylee and her mom started running to get healthy like most of us, …

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Who’s Lighting the Way for Cognition Research on World Down Syndrome Day?

Categories: News, Other
  Since 2011, First Lady Mary Pat Christie of New Jersey has celebrated World Down Syndrome Day by spearheading a special initiative, the Light the Way Campaign. This campaign shines the light on the advances being made in cognitive research for Down syndrome, recognizing the discoveries that have been made as a result of LuMind RDS-funded research projects. …

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How are you celebrating World Down Syndrome Day?

Categories: News
There is a lot of energy in the Down syndrome community as we prepare for World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD) on March 21st! Down Syndrome International encourages our friends all over the world to choose your own activities and events to help raise awareness of what Down syndrome is, what it means to have Down …

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