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Latest Resources

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Help Chris support the Arkansas Down Syndrome Association!

Chris Attig is a serious runner, and each time Chris runs a big race, he enlists sponsorships to help raise money for a non-profit that support veterans or people with special needs. Part of his inspiration has been his own son—who has Down syndrome. Over the past two years, Chris has been able to raise […]

The Groove

One of the most interesting and consistent findings from the Adult Down Syndrome Center is the discovery that people with DS need sameness, repetition and order in their lives. We call this tendency the “groove” because thoughts and actions of people tend to follow fairly well worn paths, or grooves. Read the rest by downloading […]

If People with Down Syndrome Ruled the World

  “This paper was originally delivered as a plenary address at the conference in Chicago in July of 2005, co-sponsored by the National Down Syndrome Society and the National Association for Down Syndrome. It was well received by the audience, and we have received many requests for a written form of the presentation. In this […]

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Aging and Down Syndrome

Adults with Down syndrome are now reaching old age on a regular basis and are commonly living into their 50s, 60s and 70s. While there are many exciting milestones that accompany growing older, old age can also bring unexpected challenges for which adults with Down syndrome, their families and caregivers may not feel adequately prepared. In […]

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New Parent Guide

The National Down Syndrome Society’s guide for new and expectant parents, “A Promising Future Together,” is a comprehensive overview that includes sections on healthy starts, early intervention therapies, how to find support and care for your family and what the future holds for your child. Download the New Parent Guide Download the New Parent Guide […]

Winter 2015 Newsletter

This edition includes: Cover Article: Plans to better connect with you this New Year Spotlight Article: Omari In the News Article: Night At the Rep Fundraiser               Download this newsletter: Winter 2015 Newsletter  

Spring 2015 Newsletter

This edition includes: Cover Article: “Those who can, do. Those who can do more, volunteer.“ Spotlight Article: “Nathan McClain” In the News Article: “Down Syndrome Conference 2015“             Download this newsletter: Spring 2015 Newsletter  

Winter 2014 Newsletter

This edition includes: Cover Article: 8th Annual Down Syndrome Conference Spotlight Article: Canaan Sandy In the News Article: World Down Syndrome Day               Download this newsletter: Winter 2014 Newsletter  

Fall 2014 Newsletter

This edition includes: Cover Article: Plans to better connect with you this New Year Spotlight Article: Omari In the News Article: Night At the Rep Fundraiser               Download this newsletter: Fall 2014 Newsletter  

Summer 2014 Newsletter

This edition includes: Cover Article: A Decade of “Gettin’ Down for Down Syndrome Spotlight Article: LaTonya and LaTorya Flemister In the News Article: Dave Hoover as Elvis—One Very Special Evening               Download this newsletter: Summer 2014 Newsletter  

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