One of the most prominent Special Olympics athletes in the world — who won some 250 medals and hobnobbed with everyone from the Clintons to Muhammad Ali — has died.
Self-advocates will take a role in training police on interacting with people who have developmental disabilities under a first-of-its-kind law.
With a growing number of people with Down syndrome facing Alzheimer’s, a need for specialized housing is emerging.
A new, increasingly popular prenatal test is extremely accurate in detecting Down syndrome very early in pregnancy, but whether it should replace standard testing is still not clear.
A film starring a man with Down syndrome is set for a nationwide release this spring.
When some in the crowd began taunting a cheerleader with special needs during a school basketball game, a group of players decided to put a stop to it.
The inner workings of people with Down syndrome age much faster than typically-developing individuals, a new study suggests.
Among the models strutting the runway at New York Fashion Week will be a woman with Down syndrome.
A third-grader with Down syndrome will be front and center on advertising’s biggest night of the year as part of a television commercial for McDonald’s.
As people with Down syndrome live longer than ever before, the National Institutes of Health is looking to reshape its efforts related to the chromosomal disorder.
A woman with Down syndrome who was instrumental in lobbying for a law establishing a new way for people with disabilities to save money is now headed to the State of the Union.
Companies hawking new prenatal tests to detect Down syndrome and other chromosomal abnormalities may be promising more than they can deliver, an investigation finds.