Tag Archives: Down Syndrome

World Down Syndrome Day Goes Virtual!

[Source:  Down Syndrome International] Friday is World Down Syndrome Day.  Unfortunately, with all the precautions in place to avoid group gatherings, many of these wonderful annual in person gatherings have been canceled.  But wonderfully, the UN Event has gone virtual!  … Continue reading

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In First, Actor With Down Syndrome Presents At Oscars

[Source: Disability Scoop] On Hollywood’s biggest night of the year, an actor with Down syndrome joined the ranks of A-listers to present an Academy Award. Zack Gottsagen, who has the chromosomal disorder, took the stage Sunday night to announce the … Continue reading

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Sleep Linked to Language Skills in Neurodevelopmental Disorders

[Source:  Science Daily] New research has discovered that Down’s syndrome, Fragile X syndrome and Williams syndrome are all linked to sleep disruption in very young children, and that sleep plays a crucial role in the development of these children’s language … Continue reading

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Clothing Size Guide In Works For Those With Down Syndrome

[Source: The Herald News] By Ellie Rushing / The Philadelphia Inquirer When Jayden Niblett wakes up each morning, his mind races to remember what he is doing that day, and what he can wear to impress his friends. The last … Continue reading

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Google Seeks Help From People With Down Syndrome

[Source: Disability Scoop] From Siri to Alexa, voice assistants are everywhere, but the technology tends to miss every third word that people with Down syndrome say. Now a new effort is underway to change that. Google is partnering with the … Continue reading

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