Latest National Down Syndrome Society Stories

2014-06-25 12:30:22

PITTSBURGH, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Down Syndrome Society is an advocate for the value, acceptance and inclusion

2014-02-24 23:22:43

The National Down Syndrome Society has selected DonorDrive® Social Fundraising as their preferred vendor for event registration and online fundraising for Buddy Walk® events across the

2008-09-15 21:00:09

By Theresa Harrington Like many couples engaged to be married, Christi Hockel and Austin Davenport look lovingly into each other's eyes as they talk about sharing their lives together. But unlike most couples, they share a disability that could complicate their marriage -- Down syndrome.

2008-09-08 06:00:05

By John Fritze Families with children who have Down syndrome are hoping Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin can raise awareness about the condition and boost efforts to help people with disabilities live more independently. Palin's infant son, Trig, has Down syndrome.

Word of the Day
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.