Light the Way Event Kicked Off March 21

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New Jersey Governor First Lady Mary Pat Christie and First Spouses from seventeen additional states across the country recognized the Light the Way event on World Down Syndrome Day, March 21. See Press Release (PDF). This program goals are to bring attention to the rapidly advancing area of Down syndrome cognitive research, which holds great …

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Artist Donates Paintings to Help Feed the Hungry

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A heartwarming story for the holiday season. Artist David Danis told his mother he wanted to help some struggling neighbors in his area. David, whose work is displayed in doctors’s offices, restaurants and other public places, is donating ten paintings to his local newspaper in Dartmouth, MA for the paper’s Neediest Family Fund Day.

Dubai International Rally Supports UAE Down Syndrome Association

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When the 27 cars from 12 Middle East and overseas countries leave the ceremonial start in Downtown Dubai on Thursday evening for the 32nd Dubai International Rally, they will all be carrying branding promoting both the Dubai Autism Center and the UAE Down Syndrome Association (DSA). Now, there is an interesting way to promote your …

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RDS spreads the word on promise of cognitive research at Buddy Walks

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The weekend of October 23rd and 24th featured two very successful Buddy Walks. Research Down Syndrome was invited to attend and delighted to help spread the word on the successes and promise of cognitive research. The Alexander’s Angels 4th Annual Buddy Walk was held on a beautiful day at Hecksher State Park on Long Island …

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Kathy Ireland speaks out on shortfall of Down syndrome research

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Kathy Ireland has a three month old niece, Polly, who was born with Down syndrome. Recently, she met with leaders in Washington, D.C., to speak out against the shortfall in NIH funding of Down syndrome research. In this article, she notes that funding is now reduced to a level of less than 0.01% of the …

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