The LuMind 321 Virtual Run is On! What’s Your 321 Activity?

Categories: Events, News, Other, Runners Program
WDSD Sump
Join us and register your 321 activity to celebrate World Down Syndrome Day! In 2013, Siobhan Pritchard created the World Down Syndrome Day 321 Virtual Run for LuMind RDS for anyone, anywhere to “actively” support people with Down syndrome because she cared. LuMind™ Research Down Syndrome Foundation (LuMind RDS) CARES since we believe Cognition And Research Empowers Success.  …

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Have you checked out the Down syndrome scene in Austin? It’s sizzling!

Categories: Meet Our Friends, News, Other
KidsACT is just one of the social programs that is designed for specific age-groups.
We have a lot in common with some friends in Austin who care a great deal about cognition research. They have hosted Research 101 events for their members and have consistently contributed funding for research since 2012 from their Buddy Walk — over $99,000 in 5 years! So we recently asked their executive director, Cameron …

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LuMind RDS Board Welcomes Hector Guinness and Bjoern Sperling!

Categories: News, Other
Bjoern Sperling
Last year, the LuMind RDS Board of Directors agreed that a new vision — to be a global leader in funding a comprehensive portfolio of research to meaningfully improve memory, cognition, and independence in individuals with Down syndrome — will guide the next decade of growth and innovation. That growth began at the top with the …

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Every Minute Counts: PBS Feature About Alzheimer’s in the US

Categories: Ds Research, Other
Watch Every Minute Counts on PBS
If you haven’t seen Every Minute Counts, the PBS documentary about Alzheimer’s disease in the United States, you should. Powerful personal stories combined with expert commentary paint a telling picture of the potential social and economic impact to this country unless a medical breakthrough for Alzheimer’s disease is discovered. In this post, we are sharing …

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Bullying Is A Problem. Three Tips That May Help Keep Your Loved One Safe.

Categories: Blog, Other
Tate Karate
At LuMind Research Down Syndrome, the safety of individuals with Down syndrome is the highest priority when it comes to the cognition research we support. Today, we take that role a little further out of the lab to talk about bullying. A 2008 study published in the British Journal of Learning Support shows that 60 …

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