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The Bar Association provides a listing of guardianship information for each state.


alzheimers disease

Studies suggest that more than 75 percent of those with Down syndrome aged 65 and older have Alzheimer’s disease, nearly 6 times the percentage of people in this age group who do not have Down syndrome.

The Alzheimer’s Assocation
 has compiled a list of 10 signs to assist in early detection of Alzheimer’s.



The LuMind IDSC Foundation clinical trial finder helps you quickly find active clinical trials by location, age, or general keyword description.


dental care

The following resources are helpful in determining proper dental care for individuals with Down syndrome.
Dental Care for the Patient with Down Syndrome
Practical Oral Care for People With Down Syndrome

Looking for additional resources?

Join our free membership program, myDSC, to access our online library designed specifically for the Down syndrome community. The library provides members with reliable, up-to-date information regarding: health and wellness, lifestyle, education, medical and research information.