A new study released in the Journal of Intellectual Disability Research looks at levels of physical activity in parents of children with and without Down syndrome. Continue reading Get Moving! Research Shows We Are Inactive
Perhaps our first taste of advocacy happens when we choose to tell our friends and family that our child has Down syndrome. Continue reading April A to Z Blogging Challenge: Friends and Family
By: Stephanie Holland
Parenting, of all kinds, requires hard work and determination. We all want the best for our children and try not to let what might go wrong keep us from living our best today.
Sometimes, we need to put our own discomfort aside. Alzheimer’s disease is affecting record numbers of families, and a disproportionate percentage of the Down syndrome community will continue to be affected. We have seen an increase in attention being paid to research for a cure. We also need increase our efforts to support families that are facing caregiving for loved ones with dementia and other medical conditions that typically occur in adults with Down syndrome.
Continue reading How Do We Face The Scary Truth? Down Syndrome and Dementia: A Caregiving Issue That Needs Our Attention