Celebrating Down Syndrome Research: Sky’s the Limit

Categories: Blog, Ds Research, Events, News
On May 21, 2016, our Seattle friends as well as friends as far as New York, Illinois, California, and Arizona helped to celebrate the best and brightest in people and organizations responsible for propelling Down syndrome cognition research. We enjoyed a morning of research where 2016 honorees Dr. Michael Rafii and Dr. Roger Reeves joined our …

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Karen Gaffney Speaking at Sky’s the Limit

Categories: Blog, Events, Meet Our Friends, News
We are so excited! Just one week until we will be inspired and motivated by the amazing Karen Gaffney. Karen is speaking at our Second Annual Sky’s the Limit Gala in Seattle on May 21st. Learn more about the event here. In case you haven’t heard of Karen, she’s a Down syndrome self-advocate with an impressive …

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Honoring Sky’s the Limit Honorees

Categories: Blog, Events, Meet Our Friends, News
On May 21, 2016, the best and brightest in cognition research will be celebrated at the Sky’s the Limit Awards Gala in Seattle. Click here to join us at the Gala or the free research presentation. Let’s meet our honorees… Dr. David Cox Rising Star Award – Dr. Michael Rafii, University of California, San Diego, for his work on …

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Dr. Brian Skotko Publishes Article with Insights to Down Syndrome Families

Categories: Blog, Ds Research, Events, News
Dr. Brian Skotko, Co-Director of the Down Syndrome Program at Massachusetts General Hospital and his team conducted new research looking at families with a child who has Down syndrome. “When expectant parents learn they will be having a child with Down syndrome, one of the first questions they may ask is ‘How will this affect our …

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Meet the Creator of the 321 Virtual Run Walk

Categories: Blog, Events, News, Runners Program
by Siobhan Pritchard, LuMind RDS Runner and creator of the WDSD Virtual Run/Walk Three years ago my husband Dan and I were getting ready to celebrate our first World Down Syndrome Day. We had no idea what you’re supposed to do for WDSD, but we wanted to do something special to celebrate our son James …

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