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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2016 Light the Way

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Thank you New Jersey First Lady Mary Pat Christie for your continued support of Down syndrome research on World Down Syndrome Day. Thanks to Mrs. Christie’s efforts, landmarks across the nation celebrated with blue lights, ribbons, and clothing as well as making special appearances and proclamations. Please view the photo gallery and be sure to send us …

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Light the Way 2016

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Today’s the day! We are so grateful for New Jersey First Lady Mary Pat Christie’s continued support of Down syndrome cognition research. The New Jersey Governor’s mansion, Drumthwacket, will be lit in blue this evening in honor of World Down Syndrome Day and Down syndrome cognitive research. Please read the New Jersey 2016 Down Syndrome Day …

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Meet the Creator of the 321 Virtual Run Walk

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by Siobhan Pritchard, LuMind RDS Runner and creator of the WDSD Virtual Run/Walk Three years ago my husband Dan and I were getting ready to celebrate our first World Down Syndrome Day. We had no idea what you’re supposed to do for WDSD, but we wanted to do something special to celebrate our son James …

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Richmond World Down Syndrome Day Virtual Run/Walk

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Trying to figure out the best way to celebrate World Down Syndrome Day this year?  Consider this *active* idea that Kate Dochelli, now LuMind RDS’ Sports Marketing and Special Event Coordinator, organized last year for World Down Syndrome Day in Richmond, VA.  Kate teamed up with the Down Syndrome Association of Greater Richmond (DSAGR), including Kim …

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