Down Syndrome

Dear Abby: Love is the best present to give grandson with Down syndrome

<b>Dear Abby:</b> We have three grandchildren and are due to make our annual visit. Two of the children are easy to plan for. The third is a 12-year-old boy with Down syndrome, and we struggle with how to deal with him — what to do and what to buy him.<p><i>Unsure in the South</i><p><b>Dear Unsure:</b> The most important …

Developmental Disabilities

This Morning's Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield offer to buy dinner for Down syndrome couple who cried on TV as they declared their love

THIS Morning's Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield offered to buy dinner for a Down syndrome couple who cried on TV as they declared their love …

Celebrity (UK)

Happy Monty Was Born With a Feline Down Syndrome And He Is Just Pawsome!

Welcome to the universe of happiness of the magnificent Monty, an adorable cat from Denmark who was born without a bone in his nose but is still …

Pets

Audi - Enter Sandbox

Santa Monica

New clues to the genetic links between AD and Down syndrome

Research Highlight | Published: 10 July 2018<p>ALZHEIMER DISEASE<p>Charlotte Ridler<p><i>Nature Reviews Neurology</i> (2018) | Download Citation<p>Subjects<p>Alzheimer's …

Google Scholar

Starbucks, citing environment, is ditching plastic straws

SEATTLE (AP) - Starbucks, citing the environment threat to oceans, will ban plastic straws from all of its stores globally in less than two years.<p>The …

Buffalo

Ivanka Trump to visit Syracuse on Monday; Hochul critical in statement

SYRACUSE, NY (WROC, WIVB) - Ivanka Trump and two of President Trump's top advisers will host a roundtable discussion in Syracuse on Monday.<p>It's at …

Buffalo

Mom Remembers Doctor Apologizing When First Twin Was Born With Down Syndrome— She Wouldn’t Change a Thing

Twin sisters, Quinn and Harper, made their way into the world in February 2018.<p>Born to British parents Nicola and Todd Bailey, Nicola was just 33 …

Human Interest

Symptoms of Down Syndrome

Down syndrome is a genetic disorder in which there is an extra full or partial chromosome 21. For most people with Down syndrome, this anomaly causes …

Autism

Founder of million-dollar sock company has special needs

There’s nothing crazy about this business model. John’s Crazy Socks — founded by a father and his son with Down syndrome — earned $1.7 million in …

Justin Trudeau

Scientists Spot Gene Linking Down Syndrome, Early Alzheimer's

British researchers are zeroing in on the genes that they believe are responsible for early onset Alzheimer's disease in people with Down …

Alzheimer's Disease

'Little Big Shots': Griffin's Support of Brother Turner With Down Syndrome Will Warm Your Heart (VIDEO)

After their video went viral last year, the brothers are chatting with Steve Harvey about their strong bond.

Nova Scotia

Picture Memories: American Café July 3, 2018

When Sherri Henderson, the mother of a young man with Down Syndrome who was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer's couldn't find materials to help …

Vietnam

Mom Has Twins, One With Down Syndrome, in Rare Birth

Parents Nicola and Todd Bailey want to change the stigma attached to Down syndrome, saying when they're out with their daughter who has the disorder, …

Pregnancy

What do you say to a friend who has a Down syndrome baby? Anything but ‘sorry’ | Special Edition Ragan's PR Daily Awards | Awards

The goal of the Canadian Down Syndrome Society (CDSS) campaign was stopping “well-meaning friends and family from giving condolences to new parents …

Public Relations

Halifax's new town crier to raise his voice for others with Down syndrome

A Nova Scotia man with Down syndrome has been named the town crier for Olde Town of Halifax, a part of the city covering Districts 7 and 8.<p>Will …

Canadian News

Playing video games could help fight Alzheimer’s, Down syndrome

New research by IU Media School doctoral candidate Kelsey Prena suggests that may indeed be the case.<p>Well, could be.<p>Before we go any further, Prena …

Portland, OR

Mom of teen son with Down syndrome to moms of young kids: 'Just assume they belong'

<i>Stephanie Meredith is the co-author of “Diagnosis to Delivery: A Pregnant Mother’s Guide to Down syndrome” and “Welcoming a Newborn with Down</i> …

Parenting

More People Should Choose to Have Children With Down Syndrome

My son Aaron, aged nine, has Down syndrome. If you look at photos of our family, his disability might not be readily apparent. He wears glasses, and …

Autism

Father and son spread happiness, one crazy pair of socks at a time

<b>HUNTINGTON, N.Y. --</b> On Long Island, John Cronin is building a business with his dad, handling all sorts of jobs. That leaves Mark, his father, proud …

Developmental Disabilities

Genes linking Alzheimer's and Down syndrome discovered

Scientists are a step closer to understanding which genes are responsible for early onset Alzheimer's disease in people with Down syndrome<p>Scientists …

Neuroscience

Anne Tucker Roberts - Scituate Author's Book Published - Back Bay, MA Patch

Anne Tucker Roberts of Scituate announces the publishing of her new acclaimed book – “5 Courageous Mothers – Raising Children with Down Syndrome”. …

General Hospital

Anne Tucker Roberts - Scituate Author's Book Published - Canton, MA Patch

Anne Tucker Roberts of Scituate announces the publishing of her new acclaimed book – “5 Courageous Mothers – Raising Children with Down Syndrome”. …

General Hospital

Anne Tucker Roberts - Scituate Author's Book Published - Braintree, MA Patch

Anne Tucker Roberts of Scituate announces the publishing of her new acclaimed book – “5 Courageous Mothers – Raising Children with Down Syndrome”. …

General Hospital

Anne Tucker Roberts - Scituate Author's Book Published - Weymouth, MA Patch

Anne Tucker Roberts of Scituate announces the publishing of her new acclaimed book – “5 Courageous Mothers – Raising Children with Down Syndrome”. …

General Hospital

Anne Tucker Roberts - Scituate Author's Book Published - Beacon Hill, MA Patch

Anne Tucker Roberts of Scituate announces the publishing of her new acclaimed book – “5 Courageous Mothers – Raising Children with Down Syndrome”. …

General Hospital

Trump Takes Lewandowski on Air Force One

President Trump took campaign manager Corey Lewandowski along with him for a trip to Nevada this weekend, despite a growing backlash over the latter …

Military

Gresham police: Missing 19-year-old with Down syndrome found safe

GRESHAM, OR (KPTV) -<p>Gresham Police say a missing 19-year-old with Down syndrome has been found safe.<p>According to police, family members say Tyler Cha …

Oregon

Missing teen with Down syndrome found safe

<b>UPDATE:</b> Tyler has been found safe and been reunited with his family.<p>PORTLAND, Ore. — A 19-year-old teen with Down syndrome went missing in Gresham …

Portland, OR

Are You at Risk of Having a Baby With Down Syndrome?

Doctors describe some of the known risk factors for having a child with Down syndrome.<p>Although researchers have pinpointed how Down syndrome occurs, they still don't know very much about why it happens. This can make it difficult to understand whether you are at risk of having a baby with Down …

Pregnancy