Oct
10
Thu
Webinar – Understanding and Supporting the Speech and Language Development of Individuals with Down Syndrome
Oct 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Presenter: Leonard Abbeduto, PhD, is the Director of the UC Davis MIND Institute, the Tsakopoulos-Vismara Endowed Chair, and Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of California, Davis. Dr. Abbeduto’s research is focused broadly on the development of language across the lifespan in individuals with neurodevelopmental disorders and the family context for language development. Dr. Abbeduto has published more than 190 articles, chapters, reviews, and books on Down syndrome, fragile X syndrome, autism, intellectual disabilities, and child development. His current research is focused on understanding variation in language outcomes in various neurodevelopmental disabilities, the measurement of treatment effects in clinical trials, and the use of distance technology in behavioral treatment. He serves as director of the NICHD-funded MIND Institute Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center. Dr. Abbeduto has received numerous awards, including the Steiger Award for Distinguished Teaching from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the Faculty Stewardship Award from the University of California, Davis, the Enid and William Rosen Research Award from the National Fragile X Foundation, and the Edgar Doll Award for Distinguished Research Contributions from Division 33 of the American Psychological Association. He earned his PhD in psychology from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 1982.

Oct
13
Sun
2019 Bank of America Chicago Marathon
Oct 13 all-day

Chicago is one of the world’s most popular marathons and LuMind IDSC has a full team!!!

Visit our Crowdrise page to read the stories on why they run or to donate to the LuMind IDSC team to help raise money to support Down syndrome research.

 

If you received your own entry to the 2019 Chicago Marathon but still want to fundraise with our team email runfords@lumindidsc.org.  Didn’t get in this year fill out the following survey to submit your entry for 2020!!

Oct
19
Sat
2019 Down Syndrome Association of Connecticut Annual Convention @ Water's Edge Resort and Spa
Oct 19 all-day
DS ACT

Join LuMind IDSC at the 34th DS ACT Convention on October 19th at the
Water’s Edge Resort and Spa

Stop by our booth to learn more about the exciting research that is getting closer to clinical trials and the new LuMind IDSC initiatives for the Down syndrome community.

To find out more information about the conference, go to the DS ACT website at mydsact.org  Our thanks to DS ACT for inviting LuMind IDSC and for the conference committee for their exceptional work organizing this conference.

 

 

Nov
3
Sun
2019 TCS New York City Marathon
Nov 3 all-day

 

Thank you to the LuMind IDSC Team who are running at the New York City Marathon on November 3th!

Come down to our cheering station and cheer our runners on please email runfords@lumindidsc.org to get more information.

 

https://www.crowdrise.com/o/en/campaign/lumind-research-down-syndrome-foundation-nyc-2019

Jan
18
Sat
8th Annual Funding Futures Chicago @ Fitzgerald's
Jan 18 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

 

Save The Date!!

8th Annual Funding Futures Chicago

Fitzgerald’s

6615 W Roosevelt

Berwyn, IL 60402

 

Stay tuned for more information or please feel free to visit the Funding Futures website @ http://fundingfutures.us/chicago