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

Categories: Blog, Other
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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LuMind RDS Research Partner Jamie Edgin Wins $2.9 Million Grant

Categories: Blog, Clinical Trials, Ds / Alzheimer's Connection, Ds Research, Meet Our Friends, News, Other, Why Support Research?
This holiday season, LuMind Research Down Syndrome is celebrating Dr. Jamie Edgin and her newly awarded five-year, $2.9 million grant from the National Institute of Child Health and Development (NICHD) to expand research on developing the Arizona Cognitive Testing Battery. Dr. Jamie Edgin is an assistant professor of psychology and serves as the associate head …

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President Obama Signs 21st Century Cures Bill into Law, Offering New Hope

Categories: Blog, Ds / Alzheimer's Connection, Ds Research, News, Other, Why Support Research?
In November, LuMind Research Down Syndrome Foundation joined with the National Health Council as a co-signatory on a post-election letter to Congress, urging lawmakers to move a legislation forward that hopes to speed the development of treatments and cures. Of the 217 organizations undersigning the letter of support, representing a widely diverse community of patients and family caregivers, LuMind …

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