Boy With Special Needs Told to Remove Varsity Jacket

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Michael Kelley has Down syndrome and autism, and plays basketball at Wichita East High School. He plays basketball for the special needs team and gives it his all every night. His mother, Jolinda, bought a letter jacket so he could have a reminder of his participation. The principal won’t allow him to wear I. This is just another sign of mistreatment towards special ...

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Down Syndrome Treatment

Can Down Syndrome Be Treated?

Did you ever want to know if Down Syndrome can be treated? Well let’s see! The cognitive impairments in Down Syndrome have been considered untreatable for a long time now.  In recent advances in science and genetics are raising the need for pharmaceutical interventions for this syndrome. If the trials are a success then it will improve the Down Syndrome p...

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Down Syndrome Cell Problems

Down Syndrome Neurons Grown From Stem Cells Show Signature Problems

Brain cells have been grown from skin cells of individuals with Down Syndrome. The University of Wisconsin-Madison says, Down syndrome is the most common genetic form of intellectual disability, results from an extra copy of one chromosome. Even though people with Down Syndrome experience intellectual difficulties and ot...

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Down Syndrome News

Targeting An Aspect Of Down Syndrome

Researchers have determined how a gene that is known to be defective in Down Syndrome is regulated and how its dysregulation may lead to neurological defects, providing insights into potential therapeutic approaches to an aspect of the syndrome.  See more information at ht...

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