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Down syndrome neurons grown from stem cells show signature problems

Down syndrome neurons grown from stem cells show signature problems

May 29, 2013 No Comments

Down syndrome, the most common genetic form of intellectual disability, results from an extra copy of one chromosome. Although people with Down syndrome experience intellectual difficulties and other problems, scientists have had trouble identifying why that extra chromosome causes such widespread effects. Read more at: http://medicalxpress.com/news/2013-05-syndrome-neurons-grown-stem-cells.html#jCp

Pictures from World Down Syndrome Day at MDL Holiday Cinemas
F.R.I.E.N.D.S. at Run Fest in Frederick, MD

F.R.I.E.N.D.S. at Run Fest in Frederick, MD

May 6, 2013 No Comments

Members of F.R.I.E.N.D.S. volunteering at Run Fest in Frederick, MD on May 5, 2013.

In memory of Robert “Ethan” Saylor…

In memory of Robert “Ethan” Saylor…

April 5, 2013 No Comments

Click here to find out how you can purchase Support Bracelets/Key Fobs in memory of  Robert “Ethan” Saylor.

Oregon teen is first person with Down syndrome to reach Mount Everest base camp

Oregon teen is first person with Down syndrome to reach Mount Everest base camp

March 26, 2013 No Comments

http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=news/national_world&id=9038445  

World Down Syndrome Day 2013

World Down Syndrome Day 2013

March 15, 2013 No Comments

World Down Syndrome Day is on 3/21 to symbolize a third copy of the 21st chromosome in people with Down syndrome. Celebrate the value, acceptance and inclusion of people with Down syndrome on March 21! Scroll down to see the posters for this years World Down Syndrome Day!!!! Please click here or button below for more […]

Buddy Walk 2013

Buddy Walk 2013

February 15, 2013 No Comments

12th Annual Buddy Walk to raise funds for education and research for Down Syndrome. Saturday, September 21, 2013 Registration – 11:00am Buddy Walk – 1:00am Baker Park, Frederick, Maryland Check back for more information.

State Launches Online Resource Database for Children and Youth  With Special Health Care Needs

State Launches Online Resource Database for Children and Youth With Special Health Care Needs

February 15, 2013 No Comments

State Launches Online Resource Database for Children and Youth With Special Health Care Needs BALTIMORE, MD (February 14, 2013) – The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH) is launching a new online resource database for children and youth with special health care needs. In Maryland, over one third of families of these children report that […]

Teacher Born With Down Syndrome Breaks Stereotype

Teacher Born With Down Syndrome Breaks Stereotype

September 25, 2012 No Comments

Columbia, SC (WLTX) – One local assistant teacher is living proof that with motivation and a positive attitude there is nothing that can’t be accomplished. Click here to watch the video.

Ted joined Reds for a day, but changed team forever

Ted joined Reds for a day, but changed team forever

September 19, 2012 No Comments

In a REDS season of mostly sweetness and light, maybe the sweetest and lightest thing of all happened on Aug. 17. A young man with Down syndrome who really wasn’t supposed to be the batboy – not in the typical sense of the word, anyway – put some spring in the Reds’ steps. The remarkable […]

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Down syndrome neurons grown from stem cells show signature problems

Down syndrome, the most common genetic form of intellectual disability, results from an extra copy of one chromosome. Although...

Pictures from World Down Syndrome Day at MDL Holiday Cinemas

 

F.R.I.E.N.D.S. at Run Fest in Frederick, MD

Members of F.R.I.E.N.D.S. volunteering at Run Fest in Frederick, MD on May 5, 2013.

In memory of Robert “Ethan” Saylor…

Click here to find out how you can purchase Support Bracelets/Key Fobs in memory of  Robert “Ethan” Saylor.

Oregon teen is first person with Down syndrome to reach Mount Everest base camp

http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=news/national_world&id=9038445  

World Down Syndrome Day 2013

World Down Syndrome Day is on 3/21 to symbolize a third copy of the 21st chromosome in people with...

Buddy Walk 2013

12th Annual Buddy Walk to raise funds for education and research for Down Syndrome. Saturday, September 21, 2013 Registration –...

State Launches Online Resource Database for Children and Youth With Special Health Care Needs

State Launches Online Resource Database for Children and Youth With Special Health Care Needs BALTIMORE, MD (February 14, 2013) –...

Teacher Born With Down Syndrome Breaks Stereotype

Columbia, SC (WLTX) – One local assistant teacher is living proof that with motivation and a positive attitude there...

Ted joined Reds for a day, but changed team forever

In a REDS season of mostly sweetness and light, maybe the sweetest and lightest thing of all happened on...