T21RS Publishes Initial Results of COVID-19 and Down Syndrome Survey and Seeks More Participants

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I recently had the pleasure of interviewing the Trisomy 21 Research Society (T21RS) COVID-19 Task Force members who launched a study to evaluate the effects of virus on children and adults with Down syndrome around the world who tested positive or showed signs or symptoms. The goal of the survey is to learn if people with …

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Listen and Learn

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We have been shocked and saddened by the events over the last week surrounding the tragic and brutal death of George Floyd. These events have resulted in the LuMind IDSC Team reflecting and strategizing how we as an organization can take these tragedies and use them to affect positive changes and progress in these difficult …

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Q&A on COVID-19 and Down Syndrome with Dr. Nicole Baumer

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Jim Hendrix, Chief Scientific Officer of LuMind IDSC Foundation and Dr. Nicole Baumer, Director of Boston Children’s Hospital Down Syndrome Program provide a brief overview of the Q&A on COVID-19 and Down syndrome that was published by a consortium of national Down syndrome organizations. Please visit our COVID-19 and Down Syndrome page for more information …

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National Down Syndrome Organizations Combine Efforts to Publish Q&A on COVID-19 and Down Syndrome

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NATIONAL DOWN SYNDROME ORGANIZATIONS COMBINE EFFORTS TO PUBLISH Q&A ON COVID-19 AND DOWN SYNDROME An Important Resource for Families During Unprecedented and Uncertain Times PLYMOUTH, Minn., DENVER, BURLINGTON, Mass., ATLANTA, NEW YORK CITY, HAMDEN, Conn. March 27, 2020 – Today, an important Q&A on COVID-19 and Down syndrome was published by a consortium of national …

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COVID-19 and Preserving Human Rights for People with Down Syndrome

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As medical systems plan for a possible flood of COVID-19 patients, healthcare professionals in the United States may draft guidance to ration care in order to ensure the largest number of people will survive the pandemic. However, LuMind IDSC has read reports of at least two cases from Alabama and Washington State where the guidance …

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