Research

DSACO lists various research study opportunities to make members aware of some of the research being completed regarding Down syndrome. Please note DSACO cannot endorse any studies and encourages members to be smart consumers when choosing to participate in any research study.

 

Research Websites

 

Here are some great sites that will help to keep you up to date with what is happening in Down syndrome Research.

 

Down Syndrome Research and Treatment Foundation

www.dsrtf.org

 

Stanford University Down Syndrome Research Center

www.dsresearch.stanford.edu 

 

Down Syndrome Research Foundation

www.dsrf.org 

 

National Down Syndrome Congress

www.ndsccenter.org

 

DSResearch

dsresearch.org

 

National Down Syndrome Society

http://www.ndss.org/

 

John Hopkins University of Medicine

http://inertia.bs.jhmi.edu/

 

The University of Arizona Down Syndrome Research group

http://dsrg.web.arizona.edu/

 

University of California, San Diego School of Medicine

http://health.ucsd.edu/news/2009/11-18-down-syndrome.htm

 

University of Colorado. Denver School of Medicine http://www.ucdenver.edu/academics/colleges/medicalschool/institutes/lindacrnic/Pages/lindacrnic.aspx/

 

The Ohio State University

http://researchnews.osu.edu/archive/dsprotein.htm

 

 

 

Research Studies

 

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Research Study Announcement

 

 

 

Research Articles

 

Cognitive Development in Young Children with Down Syndrome: Developmental Strengths, Developmental Weaknesses

 

After years of research, sadly, stereotypes of children with Down syndrome still exist. Like any child, the boy or girl with Down syndrome has both developmental strengths and weaknesses. Therefore, their individual abilities and skills must be looked at individually--not as a group. Below is a link to an article that addresses this topic in more depth. Please take a few minutes to read this very important article entitled: "Cognitive Development in Young Children with Down Syndrome: Developmental Strengths, Developmental Weaknesses."