“What is it about learning and memory that’s dependent on a particular time of day?” Dr. Heller expounded on this and other questions in cognition research during January’s webinar.
The NIH is revising its Research Plan on Down Syndrome, giving the public — you! — a rare opportunity to directly shape policy and priorities. Here are some points to consider as you answer the call for feedback.
In the neurotypical population, to enhance a process that already works well enough is a luxury. But what about when the benefit of enhancement is nothing short of life-changing?
We want you to know that we share your chagrin when terms like “affliction” or “suffering” are used to describe people with DS — people we know to be living happy, fulfilling lives, in fact, and certainly not “suffering” from anything.
New to the idea of Down syndrome research and treatment?Here are some common questions we hear about DS cognition research.