Tag Archives: Down Syndrome

Did You Know That October Is National Down Syndrome Awareness Month?

As we celebrate National Down Syndrome Awareness Month I would like to share some facts about Down Syndrome with you. Down syndrome occurs when an individual has a full or partial extra copy of chromosome 21. This additional genetic material alters … Continue reading

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What Does Chloe’s Law Mean to You?

Did you know that Governor Tom Corbett signed into law last month the Down Syndrome Prenatal Education Act (Chloe’s Law)?  Originally introduced as H.B. 2111 and co-sponsored by local representatives including Representative Bizzarro and Representative Rapp, this legislation requires healthcare practitioners to … Continue reading

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Are Diversity and Inclusivity Being Embraced In the Corporate World?

Inclusive communities, inclusive schools, inclusive work force. Yes, all buzz words in the field of disabilities.  I think that many businesses and organizations “talk the talk” but how many truly “walk the walk”? After asking that question I was excited … Continue reading

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Celebrating World Down Syndrome Day

Friday was World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD).  Why celebrate WDSD?   We want to promote awareness and understanding, seek international support and achieve dignity, equal rights and a better life for people with Down Syndrome.   It is hoped that the activities … Continue reading

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