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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.

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10/25/2011

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

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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

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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.

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

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8/30/2011

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

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7/29/2011

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

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7/26/2011

4 Ways iPads Are Changing the Lives of People With Disabilities

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7/25/2011

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>>

6/24/2011

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

5/15/2011

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 >>

3/26/2011

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

3/21/2011