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When Michelle Sie Whitten learned that the baby she was carrying had Down syndrome, she decided to improve the quality of life for all children like her daughter, Sophia. See the story >>

2/28/2007Newsroom, Parents
 

Ed McCabe, MD, PhD, returns to Colorado as Executive Director of the Linda Crnic Institute for Down syndrome at the Anschutz Medical Campus. See press release >>

6/15/2010Newsroom, Institute Updates
 

A boy sings a loving tribute to his little sister. See the video >>

8/11/2010Newsroom, Parents
 

The Clarion Ledger reports that Medicaid officials in Mississippi are removing children with Down syndrome from the state rolls. See the story (broken link) >> (new link)

8/29/2010Newsroom
 

Washington Post: Kathy Ireland advocated for Down syndrome resources at the Global Down Syndrome Foundation's awards ceremony. See the story >>

9/16/2010Newsroom
 

9News: Quincy Jones, Jamie Foxx, Tom Arnold, Stephanie Kramer, Ed McCaffrey, John Lynch, Jeff Probst and Timothy Shriver were on tap to attend the annual fundraiser for the Linda Crnic Institute for Down Syndrome. See the story >>

9/28/2010Newsroom
 

The annual star-studded fashion show Be Beautiful Be Yourself grossed $1.45 million to help people with Down Syndrome live with dignity. See the Denver Post story >>

10/5/2010Newsroom
 

Down syndrome is the most common birth defect in America, according to a CDC study. See the report >>

10/12/2010Newsroom
 

See The 10 Things People with Down Syndrome Want You to Know. Video >>

10/19/2010Newsroom, Education, Parents
 

See Steamboat Today's three-part series documenting lives of three families and individuals in honor of National Down Syndrome Awareness Month. Read the series >>

10/27/2010Newsroom, Parents, Workforce
 

The 11th World Down Syndrome congress will be held in Cape Town, South Africa in August 2012." View the story >>

11/1/2010Newsroom, Parents
 

The National Down Syndrome Society names college student and law clerk Sara Wolff as the voice of its public awareness campaign, My Great Story. See the story >>

11/2/2010Newsroom, Workforce
 

A young man working at Children’s Hospital Colorado proves that people with developmental disabilities can participate in the workforce. Read the story >>

11/3/2010Newsroom, Workforce
 

Pediatric Developmental Expert Francis Hickey named Sie Medical Director. Read the story >>

11/15/2010Newsroom, Institute Updates
 

Alzheimer's research could benefit people with Down syndrome. See the story >>

11/23/2010Newsroom
 

The Linda Crnic Institute for Down syndrome co-hosted the first DOWN SYNDROME: National Conference on Patient Registries, Research Databases, and Biobanks. Read the story >>

12/3/2010Newsroom, Parents
 

Children’s, Sie Center honor students’ work, inspirations. Read the story >>

3/21/2011Newsroom, Education, Parents
 

Boulder Valley Schools are known for their inclusion of special needs children. See the video, or read about Abigail Meyer's experience in first grade >>

3/26/2011Newsroom, Education, Parents
 

High School students in Loveland, OH, select two classmates with Down syndrome to be prom king and queen. See the story >>

5/15/2011Newsroom, Education, Parents
 

Kristin Jensen, MD, is the sixth faculty member and the first assistant professor to be hired by the Linda Crnic Institute for Down Syndrome at the University of Colorado. Read more>>

6/24/2011Newsroom, Institute Updates
 

4 Ways iPads Are Changing the Lives of People With Disabilities

Read the story>>

7/25/2011Newsroom, Education, Parents
 

Linda Crnic Institute for Down Syndrome Hires Internationally Recognized Education Specialist, Patricia McVay, as the Director of Education.

Read more >>

7/26/2011Newsroom
 

A Father's Search for a Drug for Down Syndrome - NYTimes.com

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7/29/2011Newsroom, Parents
 

Roggen teen's grand champion steer brings in $53,000 at state fair livestock sale. The Tribune.

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Colorado boy's efforts pay off with grand champion beef sale. The Denver Post.

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8/30/2011Newsroom, Parents
 

Down Syndrome Study Finds Families Are Happy

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The following are research articles related to this study from the American Journal of Medical Genetics:

9/22/2011Newsroom, Parents
 

"The Aaron Harber Show" interview with Dr. Ed McCabe, Executive Director of the Linda Crnic Institute for Down Syndrome at the Anschutz Medical Campus. Watch the video >>

9/25/2011Newsroom, Education, Parents, Institute Updates
 

Medicine, Family Shape Fran Hickey's Journey

When Fran Hickey's fourth child was born with Down syndrome, the pediatrician's career specializing in children with disabilities became quite personal. See the Spotlight on our Community>>

Fran Hickey's Journey. Read more>>

10/7/2011Newsroom, Parents, Institute Updates
 

Remarks by the President at the Signing of the 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010. Read the press release >>

10/8/2011Newsroom, Press Release
 

Global Down Syndrome Foundation: Dare to Play Soccer 2011 Story.

Watch video >>

10/12/2011Newsroom, Parents
 

McMorris Rodgers Hosts Briefing on Down Syndrome Research.

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Watch the video >>

10/25/2011Newsroom, Press Release
 

Down syndrome doesn’t keep this queen at home. See the story >>

11/4/2011Newsroom, Parents
 

Smile that melts misconceptions: How Taya, who was born with Down's, became darling of the modelling world. See the story >>

11/27/2011Newsroom, Parents
 

Boy With Down Syndrome Hits Modeling Big Time. See the story >>

1/9/2012Newsroom, Parents
 

​Alzheimer's Med Falls Short in Down Syndrome Patients. See the story >>

1/10/2012Newsroom, Parents
 

Making the Grade

A 29-year-old is enrolled in the University of Vermont's new Think College program. It's an effort to help students with intellectual disabilities gain tangible skills that will help them find work, socialize and become more independent.

2/15/2012Newsroom, Education, Parents
 

Boy With Down Syndrome Becomes High School Basketball Star! Read the story and watch the video >>

2/21/2012Newsroom, Education, Parents
 

End the R-word

This video was created by the Treasure Valley Down Syndrome Association in support of the Spread the Word to End the Word campaign, an on-going initiative from Special Olympics and Best Buddies to eradicate the derogatory use of the word "retard(ed)" from everyday use... Watch the video >>

3/3/2012Newsroom, Education, Parents
 

Ava made this video to celebrate World Down Syndrome Day. She hopes that it spreads a positive message about people with DS, and that they should all be treated with respect. Watch her video >>

3/12/2012Newsroom, Education, Parents
 

Commemorative event "Building our future" - World Down Syndrome Day. Watch the video >>

3/21/2012Newsroom, Education, Parents
 

Children with Down syndrome showcase skills at Riyadh stadium. Read the story >>

3/28/2012Newsroom, Parents
 

Life’s ups and downs: Sie Center for Down Syndrome helps kids live to their potential. See the story >>

4/25/2012Newsroom, Education, Parents
 

​Researchers in Denver have found a definitive link between Down syndrome and Alzheimer's disease.  See the story > >

9/9/2014Newsroom
 

​Does Study of Down Syndrome Hold a Possible Cancer Cure? Read the story > >

10/15/2014Newsroom
 

​Down syndrome might prevent cancer  Watch the video > >

10/29/2014Newsroom
 

World Down Syndrome Day is on March 21.  Watch the video > >

3/13/2015Newsroom
 

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World Down Syndrome Day is on March 21.  Watch the video > >

3/13/2015

​Down syndrome might prevent cancer  Watch the video > >

10/29/2014

​Does Study of Down Syndrome Hold a Possible Cancer Cure? Read the story > >

10/15/2014

​Researchers in Denver have found a definitive link between Down syndrome and Alzheimer's disease.  See the story > >

9/9/2014

Life’s ups and downs: Sie Center for Down Syndrome helps kids live to their potential. See the story >>

4/25/2012

Children with Down syndrome showcase skills at Riyadh stadium. Read the story >>

3/28/2012

Commemorative event "Building our future" - World Down Syndrome Day. Watch the video >>

3/21/2012

Ava made this video to celebrate World Down Syndrome Day. She hopes that it spreads a positive message about people with DS, and that they should all be treated with respect. Watch her video >>

3/12/2012

End the R-word

This video was created by the Treasure Valley Down Syndrome Association in support of the Spread the Word to End the Word campaign, an on-going initiative from Special Olympics and Best Buddies to eradicate the derogatory use of the word "retard(ed)" from everyday use... Watch the video >>

3/3/2012

Boy With Down Syndrome Becomes High School Basketball Star! Read the story and watch the video >>

2/21/2012

Making the Grade

A 29-year-old is enrolled in the University of Vermont's new Think College program. It's an effort to help students with intellectual disabilities gain tangible skills that will help them find work, socialize and become more independent.

2/15/2012

​Alzheimer's Med Falls Short in Down Syndrome Patients. See the story >>

1/10/2012

Boy With Down Syndrome Hits Modeling Big Time. See the story >>

1/9/2012

Smile that melts misconceptions: How Taya, who was born with Down's, became darling of the modelling world. See the story >>

11/27/2011

Down syndrome doesn’t keep this queen at home. See the story >>

11/4/2011

McMorris Rodgers Hosts Briefing on Down Syndrome Research.

Read the article >>
Watch the video >>

10/25/2011

Global Down Syndrome Foundation: Dare to Play Soccer 2011 Story.

Watch video >>

10/12/2011

Remarks by the President at the Signing of the 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010. Read the press release >>

10/8/2011

Medicine, Family Shape Fran Hickey's Journey

When Fran Hickey's fourth child was born with Down syndrome, the pediatrician's career specializing in children with disabilities became quite personal. See the Spotlight on our Community>>

Fran Hickey's Journey. Read more>>

10/7/2011

"The Aaron Harber Show" interview with Dr. Ed McCabe, Executive Director of the Linda Crnic Institute for Down Syndrome at the Anschutz Medical Campus. Watch the video >>

9/25/2011

Down Syndrome Study Finds Families Are Happy

Read more >>

The following are research articles related to this study from the American Journal of Medical Genetics:

9/22/2011

Roggen teen's grand champion steer brings in $53,000 at state fair livestock sale. The Tribune.

Read more >>

Colorado boy's efforts pay off with grand champion beef sale. The Denver Post.

Read more >>

8/30/2011

A Father's Search for a Drug for Down Syndrome - NYTimes.com

Read more >>

7/29/2011

Linda Crnic Institute for Down Syndrome Hires Internationally Recognized Education Specialist, Patricia McVay, as the Director of Education.

Read more >>

7/26/2011

4 Ways iPads Are Changing the Lives of People With Disabilities

Read the story>>

7/25/2011