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World Down Syndrome Day

March 21, 2013 is the day we celebrate World Down Syndrome Day.  There are many things you can do to support individuals with Down syndrome in your community and around the world. Be Respectful:   Use positive language while talking about

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Spread the Word to End the Word

Written By:  Elizabeth McMahon, MA, CCC-SLP Speech-Language Pathologist In February 2009, the “Spread the Word to End the Word” campaign was created by the Special Olympics and Best Buddies.  This campaign has been influential in using people first language and

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10 Reasons to Step Up for Down Syndrome

October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month.  Many organizations across the United States will be hosting walks and events to raise awareness and support for those with Down syndrome in their community.  In Memphis, we will Step Up for Down Syndrome

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Down Syndrome Awareness

October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month!  There are many things you can do to support individuals with Down syndrome in your community and around the world. Be Respectful:   Use positive language while talking about those with Down syndrome and others

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Down Syndrome Awareness

March 21, 2012 marks the 7th Anniversary of World Down Syndrome Day.  There are many things you can do to support individuals with Down syndrome in your community and around the world. Be Respectful:   Use positive language while talking about

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