Ds Research Questions: Asked by a Parent, Answered by Experts

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Like many parents, Victoria Vila, a freelance writer and member of the Down Syndrome Association of Greater Charlotte, had questions about research and studies on Down syndrome. To answer those questions, she turned to LuMind’s Chief Scientific Officer Dr. Michael Harpold and Campbell Brasington, a certified genetic counselor at the Down Syndrome clinic at Levine …

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For a person with Down syndrome, quality of life equals independence and inclusion

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LuMind Foundation is dedicated to making this a reality for the hundreds of thousands affected by finding treatments to improve cognition including learning, memory and speech for people with Down syndrome. We are the leading private source of funding in the United States for Down syndrome cognition research. Read about our results. We operate under the …

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A Message from the Chair

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All parents come wired with a sense of obligation to prepare their children for life’s typical challenges. For us, that duty came with unexpected twists when, in 2003, our third child was born with Down syndrome.

Why It’s Time for the plus15 Blog

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We want to show you why the science we fund is important, and what it could mean for people who live with Down syndrome. We’re excited to begin demystifying DS cognition research, and we hope you’ll be energized by the possibilities.