Oct
8
Sun
2018 Bank of America Chicago Marathon
Oct 8 all-day

Team of 11 LuMind RDS Runners will take on the mean streets of Chicago in one of America’s Favorite Races!!  Help our team reach their goal of raising $25,000 by donating today.

 

*We have filled our 2018 Team, if you would like to be on our list for 2019 email Katie Coughlin at RunforDs@lumindrds.org

Click here to learn more about Chicago Marathon

Nov
5
Sun
2017 TCS New York City Marathon
Nov 5 @ 8:30 am

Run with us!

Join LuMind RDS Runners at the TCS New York City Marathon on November 5th, 2017!

 

NEW THIS YEAR! Any runner who raises $2,100 or more by October 1, 2017 we will personalize your long sleeve running shirt!

Once accepted for guaranteed entry into the 2017 TCW New York City Marathon with LuMind RDS Runners, you will be directed to set up your charity fundraising page on Applications for guaranteed entries will remain open until September 18, 2017. Runners accepted for guaranteed entry between March 29, 2017 and September 18, 2017 are expected to raise a minimum of $3,000 in support of Down syndrome cognition research. Click here to learn more.

 

Nov
12
Sun
2017 Tucson Buddy Walk @ DeMeester Outdoor Performance Center Reid Park
Nov 12 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

2017 Tucson Buddy Walk 

Stop by LuMind RDS’s table at this years Tucson Buddy Walk in Tucson, Arizona on November 12th from 12-4.

 

Don’t delay online registration will close at midnight on November 10th.  To join SANDS Buddy Walk register now at Southern Arizona Network for Down Syndrome.  

Jan
27
Sat
Funding Futures Chicago @ Fitzgerald's
Jan 27 @ 7:00 pm

6th Annual Funding Futures Chicago!

** Funding Futures Auction Link is Live Click Here **

Save the date and mark your calendar for Saturday, January 27th, 2018 from 7-midnight we are going to light up the night at Fitzgerald’s in our continued support of cognition research dedicated to improve learning, provide greater independence and prevent the onset of early Alzheimer’s Disease for people with Down syndrome. Tickets available soon at www.fundingfutureschicago.com

SILENT AUCTION – LIVE MUSIC – GOOSE ISLAND CRAFT BEERS – FABULOUS FOOD, WINE & SPIRITS

Thank you to all of our Sponsors who help make Funding Futures a success every year!!

 

Jan
30
Tue
Free Ds Webinar: Infant Learning Through Objects – January 30th
Jan 30 @ 3:00 pm – 4:15 pm

Upcoming LuMind Research Down Syndrome Webinar – January 30, 2018:

Learn more about the powerful link between training infants to reach for an object and later heightened interest in objects and focused attention that was in a recent study published online by Developmental Science. Due to the reduced grasping activity and delays in motor skill development that have been associated with risk for developmental disorders, the findings may have implications for autism and Down syndrome research. Register online at http://bit.ly/2B3sm2Y for an online presentation from Drs. Amy Needham and Manderjit Kaur, the principal investigators of the new study LuMind RDS is funding at Vanderbilt University specifically for infants with Down syndrome.

Date and time: Tuesday, January 30, 2018 3:00 pm  EST
Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
Feb
9
Fri
6th Annual Night of Art & Blues for LuMind RDS @ The Brick
Feb 9 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Arts & Blues for LuMind RDS

The Brick @ 1145 Northside Blvd, South Bend
8:00 pm — February 9th, 2018

It is going to be a great night, with over 250 people, an open bar, lots of great food, live blues band.

Tickets start at $75pp.  For more information and to purchase tickets to the Arts & Blues event please go to www.artnblues.com.

 

 

 

 

Feb
16
Fri
Florida Down Syndrome Conference 2018 @ Nemours Children's Hospital
Feb 16 – Feb 17 all-day

Down Syndrome Association of Central Florida is hosting the 11th Annual Florida Down Syndrome Conference at Nemours Children’s Hospital.

Keynote Speaker: Dr. William Mobley, PhD from University of California San Diego.

 

To register or for more information please go to www.DSACF.org

Feb
18
Sun
2018 Austin Marathon, Half and 5K @ Downtown
Feb 18 all-day

Join our Austin Marathon Team and come run the streets of Austin as we hit the pavement to raise money for Down syndrome research!!! February 18th, 2018.  For more information visit our LuMindRDS Runner’s Page.

Feb
23
Fri
Down Syndrome Affiliates In Action (DSAIA) 2018 Conference @ Hyatt Regency Tech Center
Feb 23 – Feb 25 all-day

 

LuMind RDS is proud to be a Bronze sponsor of the 2018 DSAIA Conference. We are looking forward to reuniting with our Down syndrome affiliates on February 23rd in Denver to continue collaborating in our shared goals of improving health and independence in individuals with Down syndrome.   Swing by the LuMindRDS Booth to learn more about the exciting research that is getting closer to clinical trials and the new LuMind RDS initiatives for the Down syndrome community.

To register or find out more information about the conference go to the DSAIA website. Our thanks to DSAIA and the conference committee for their exceptional work organizing this important meeting.

Mar
24
Sat
MDSC Annual Conference @ DCU Center
Mar 24 all-day

Stay tuned for more information about MDSC’s 2018 Annual Conference!!