NDSS 2020 Virtual Adult Summit Conference

May 4, 2020 – May 28, 2020 all-day


LuMind IDSC’s Recorded Presentations
At NDSS Virtual Summit

If you were unable to join our live presentations and LuMind IDSC’s Lunch and Learn you can still register and Save 21% with the LuMindIDSC2020 code.

LuMind IDSC Scheduled Sessions:

Join our Chief Scientific Officer, Jim Hendrix to find out what LuMind IDSC is doing to prevent Alzheimer’s in Down Syndrome.

Advances in Down Syndrome Research with Hampus Hillerstrom, LuMind IDSC’s President & CEO

Down Syndrome & Sleep and Sleep Apnea with CSO, James Hendrix.

Virtual Lunch and Learn with NDSS and LuMind IDSC!

Join us for the first NDSS Adult Summit Virtual Lunch and Learn, hosted and moderated by LuMind IDSC, where you get to decide what you want to hear from a panel of speakers with over four decades of experience as caregivers, healthcare providers, and Alzheimer’s research for adults with Down syndrome.

Dr. James Hendrix, the Chief Scientific Officer of LuMind IDSC will present your questions to the panelists who will answer as many as they can that day.

Panelist speakers: Dr. Brian Chicoine Co-founder and Medical Director of the Advocate Medical Group Adult Down Syndrome Center, Dr. Anna Burke, Geriatric Psychiatrist and the Director of Neuropsychiatry at Barrow Neurological Institute, Dr. Matt Janicki, Co-chair of the National Task Group on Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia Practices (NTG) and Phyllis Ferrell, Head External Engagement, Alzheimers, and Neurodegeneration at Eli Lilly and Company. Founder Women Against Alzheimer’s

Stop by our Virtual booth at https://www.ndss.org/virtual-exhibit-booth/lumind-idsc/

LuMind IDSC and NDSS Focus Groups

LuMind IDSC and NDSS are seeking parents or caregivers of individuals with Down syndrome to participate in a focus group aimed to gather information regarding experiences, motivations and thoughts pertaining to aging with Down syndrome to increase our understanding and shape future initiatives and services.

Participants will be asked to provide feedback, thoughts and reactions on individual motivation, communication, social inclusion, employment, health and health habits related to aging with Down syndrome.

The focus groups will take place through a Virtual Zoom Call on the following dates and times. To sign up, please click here.

Focus Group June 4th @  3:30-4:30 pm EST

The 2020 NDSS Virtual Adult Summit is open to all individuals who play any role in the life of individuals who have Down syndrome or are within the IDD community with a specific focus on caregivers, family members, professionals, and individuals with Down syndrome. Our Virtual Summit will take place on various dates and times throughout May.

This Virtual Summit will cover important and critical topics for all adults with Down syndrome and IDD. Speakers and topics will align with NDSS’ comprehensive programs and pillars – including healthcare, research, inclusive education, community integration, caregiving, economic self-sufficiency, aging-related health issues, and employment.

To register for the NDSS Virtual Summit please click here and don’t forget to use our 21% discount code LuMindIDSC2020.