LuMind RDS was “Livin’ the Dream” with Family at 2017 NDSC in Sacramento

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#2017NDSC — Best. Family. Reunion. Ever. We randomly asked people at the Annual National Down Syndrome Congress (NDSC) Convention “What draws you and thousands of other people from across the globe to this gathering?” and the top answer was “It’s the best and biggest family reunion!” Whether you are new or a familiar face year after year, you’re …

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Have you checked out the Down syndrome scene in Austin? It’s sizzling!

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We have a lot in common with some friends in Austin who care a great deal about cognition research. They have hosted Research 101 events for their members and have consistently contributed funding for research since 2012 from their Buddy Walk — over $99,000 in 5 years! So we recently asked their executive director, Cameron …

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Down Syndrome Organizations Give to Research

Categories: Meet Our Friends, News, Other, Why Support Research?
We are proud to be affiliated with those in the community who help individuals with Down syndrome (Ds) and their families make sense of early childhood interventions, individualized education plans (IEPs), strategies for inclusion, and most importantly, create a welcoming environment that celebrates the abilities in people with Ds and connects them to one another. …

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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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