'Down's Syndrome Association' provides information and support on ALL aspects of living with Down's syndrome to ALL who need it. Down’s syndrome is a genetic condition caused by the presence of an extra chromosome 21 in the body’s cells. Down’s syndrome is not a disease, and it is not a hereditary condition. It occurs by chance at conception.
Alzheimer’s Association, Linda Crnic Institute, Global Down Syndrome Foundation Launch Research Grants Program: “Through this new initiative, we hope to better understand the mechanisms that lead to Alzheimer’s in people with Down syndrome in order to get us a big step closer to new treatments,” said William Thies, Ph.D., Alzheimer’s Association chief medical and scientific officer.
Community Resources: Down Syndrome Association of Greater Cincinnati is a wonderful resource for all parents of students with Down Syndrome. They have multiple events happening throughout the city for students and their families (even friends) to be involved in.