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Artist celebrates World Down Syndrome Day

...and performing arts for World Down Syndrome Day on March 21.Behnke is the...Productions.Behnke, who has Down Syndrome and autism, is entirely self-taught...thesis on artistic savants with Down Syndrome like Behnke. Her son is one of...
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Palin lashes out at 'Family Guy'

...portrayal of a character with Down syndrome on the Fox animated comedy "Family...Palin's youngest son, Trig, has Down syndrome. The episode features the character Chris falling for a girl with Down syndrome. On a date, he asks what her...
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CMV poses great risk to babies

...other well-known infections and syndromes including Down Syndrome, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, Spina Bifida and Pediatric...heard of CMV, compared with 97 percent who had heard of Down Syndrome and 98 percent who had heard of HIV/AIDS. According...
Southern Oregon University claims a culture of acceptance for the disabled

...months ago to remove a 20-year-old student with Down syndrome from an art class stirred controversy in the press and...everyone. Eliza Schaaf, a 20-year-old woman with Down syndrome, was able to enroll in SOU as a non-admitted student...
In speech, Palin says she weighed abortion

...abortion after learning that her son Trig would have Down syndrome. The experience, she added, "now lets me understand...that Palin learned in the second trimester that he had Down syndrome. Palin revealed more Thursday night, saying she was...
Children with syndrome can live full lives

...that implied that children with Down syndrome are automatically mentally retarded...far from accurate. A child with Down syndrome may have slower physical and cognitive...of intelligence. Children with Down syndrome can live full and productive lives...
Ketchikan girl gets a lift from shop student

...Before work began on the project, teachers had been placing cardboard boxes under the chair the child, who has Down syndrome, was using.Sweetman and Thomas agreed that a student should be involved. Thomas said he chose Showalter because...
The measure of a civilization is how it treats its weakest members

...providing children and adults with Down syndrome and other mental and physical...children who have are diagnosed with Down syndrome and other disabilities before...daughter was unexpectedly born with Down syndrome. The baby's parents sued their...
Particulate fouls icy Fairbanks air

...from air polluted with suspended particulate that can cause irregular heartbeat or a heart attack. Diagnosed with Down syndrome, Lee is not in position to take his doctors' stronger suggestion - moving away from his hometown air."They gave...
Special Olympians tune up

Carl Behnert has Down Syndrome, and although he can't do math as quickly as some, he may be better than many in sports. Wearing a T-shirt that read "giving...


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