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LuMind IDSC and The Arc of Northeast collaborated on an OpEd that was recently published in The Boston Globe. Authors Hampus Hillerstrom and Jo Ann Simons are leaders of their respective organizations and the parents of sons who have Down syndrome.

The opinion piece outlines inaccessibility of Alzheimer’s drugs to the Down syndrome community, and calls on government, policymakers, and pharmaceutical decision-makers to take steps to correct this ongoing injustice.

Read the full OpEd piece online, hereDownload a PDF of the piece here.

Sign the public petition calling for equal access to Alzheimer’s drugs and other healthcare innovations here.

Learn more about this complicated issue, the barriers faced by the Down syndrome community, and the solutions proposed by expert clinicians and researchers here.