Created for our Giant Family Reunion
in Indianapolis, this video tells
the NDSC story from
the point of view of some of our
valued family members.We hope you’ll find your family
in the NDSC, too!
Find or start a 321 Dance!™ near you! 321 Dance!™ is a pledge-based
fundraising and awareness event
in which participants
have the opportunity to dance to
make a difference. People can sign up
to participate in a dance as
an individual or as part of a team
affiliate, church, etc.).
Participants ask their friends and family
to support them in the dance
by making pledges.
Because accurate information is empowering…The purpose of the Down Syndrome Prenatal Testing Pamphlet (pictured right) is to provide current, accurate, and free information about Down syndrome to pregnant women. The pamphlet is available in English and Spanish, in both print and electronic formats. View or download the pamphlets at www.downsyndrometest.org. The Global Down Syndrome Foundation and the National Down Syndrome Congress believe this jointly created and distributed pamphlet will fulfill a critical need for pregnant women and families.
|Research in the U.S. shows the majority of doctors and medical students receive little or no training related to prenatal diagnosis for Down syndrome, and parents often receive inaccurate information about the diagnosis.“We believe that this pamphlet goes a long way in satisfying the 2008 Prenatally and Postnatally Diagnosed Conditions Awareness Act,” said David Tolleson, Executive Director of the National Down Syndrome Congress. “Our members and friends have been extremely supportive of this joint initiative with the Global Down Syndrome Foundation and we believe tens of thousands of women and families will benefit from having the current, accurate information presented in the pamphlet.”|
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Down Syndrome News: Our Summer 2014 issue is available online! Read see part two of Libby Kumin’s article on speech intelligibility, as well as an interview with former Walgreen’s vice president about his book, “No Greatness Without Goodness”. Share with your friends and family; your child’s teachers and therapists…Click here to View Down Syndrome News.
You can read archived issues of our monthly Down Syndrome E-News and Governmental Affairs Newsline at this link.