Memorial Donation to Research Down Syndrome

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Dr. William D. Futch, a 92 year old internist from St. Petersburg, Florida, recently made a generous donation to Research Down Syndrome in memory of his wife Frances Futch and his sister, Suzanne Futch Flatley. The two women were close friends and both had an abiding interest in the Down syndrome community. RDS recognizes and …

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Chili, anyone?

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For some great chili, stop by this Port Clinton, Pa. restaurant and try an award winning “bowl of red” mixed up by its creator, Christine Elliot. Read on here.

Teachers strike an emotional chord with students

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Playing an instrument challenges the brain, engaging the visual, motor and auditory systems as the musician reads notes and moves his or her hands and body to perform while listening to the sounds. Learning to play an instrument allows hidden talents to sing. Read more here

Trisomy 21 Translational Research Parity Act Introduced in Congress

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Importance for Down Syndrome Biomedical Research and New Opportunities On September 25, 2009, the Trisomy 21 Translational Research Parity Act of 2009, or the “21 Act” (H.R. 3656) was introduced in the US House of Representatives by Representatives Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), Patrick Kennedy (D-RI), and Pete Sessions (R-TX).  A companion bill (S. 1762) was …

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