UN WDSD Video

For today’s Throwback Thursday, we look back just a few months ago to World Down Syndrome Day at the United Nations on March 21, 2014.

UN WDSD CC

Enjoy all the talks or fast forward ahead to about 2:34.12 for the Down syndrome cognition research portion of the day’s talks moderated by LuMind Executive Director Carolyn Cronin with presentations from:

  • Dr Yvonne Maddox, NICHD – Down Syndrome Research and Advocacy: Improving Lives Together
  • Dr William Mobley, University of California San Diego – Enhancing cognition in people with Down Syndrome
  • Professor Antony John Holland,  University of Cambridge – Understanding the link between Down syndrome and Alzheimer’s disease: developing preventative treatments
  • Debora Seabra, Self-Advocate – Healthcare must be inclusive – Article 25 of UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

 

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