3..2..1 is the Key for WDSD!

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All over the world, communities are finding ways to show their solidarity and protect the most vulnerable individuals from this unprecedented health challenge that we face with coronavirus. Neighbors check on each other from a safe distance, fitness instructors hold virtual classes to stay active, entire communities share joyful moments of song to pass time. …

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LuMind IDSC Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Collaborate on DSC2U Online Tool for Caregivers Without Access to Specialty Down Syndrome Clinics

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Current estimates suggest that over 95% of individuals with Down syndrome do not have access to a Down syndrome specialty clinic. Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) created Down Syndrome Clinic to You (DSC2U) as a way to address this need. MGH and founding philanthropic supporter, LuMind IDSC Foundation, today announced plans to launch www.DSC2U.org …

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Clinical Trial Volunteers Give The Gift That Keeps On Giving

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Image of Jack, Ricky, and Polly Pyne
During the holiday season, we are all asked to donate money to causes that we care about to make the world a better place. With this in mind, it is also important to remember that volunteerism is also an important way to contribute. Some people donate their time at their church, at a school or …

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Little Did I Know

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William Bourque
  When the doctor handed me William for the first  time and sat down on my hospital bed to tell me she thought William — though he was perfect — had Down syndrome. All I heard at the time was that my son was different and he was going to have a harder life than …

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LuMind RDS Foundation and IDSC Collaborate on a Research and Medical Care Facebook Group for Caregivers

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BURLINGTON, Mass. January 18, 2019 – LuMind™ Research Down Syndrome Foundation (LuMind RDS) and International Down Syndrome Community (IDSC) are combining resources and expertise on a collaboration to create the IDSC LuMind RDS Facebook Group to better serve people with Down syndrome and their communities. “An important part of the LuMind RDS mission is connecting …

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