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As medical systems plan for a possible flood of COVID-19 patients, healthcare professionals in the United States may draft guidance to ration care in order to ensure the largest number of people will survive the pandemic.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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Covid 19 and Down Syndrome

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Dear Friend, Our society is facing an unprecedented health challenge with the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic that has now traveled to most countries. Many families are already following the important guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and from other health authorities around the world. Many places have already instigated important measures of containment. We …

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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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