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.
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