A group of parents of children with Down syndrome share their opinions and feelings. Collaborates: Invest for Children.
Intellectual disability and cognitive impairment in Down syndrome. From birth to old age.
The Fundació Catalana Síndrome de Down organizes the XVI International Conference Barcelona Down, that will be held in Barcelona, 26 to 27 November, with the aim of reflecting and giving a comprehensive view on intellectual disability and cognitive impairment associated with Down syndrome.
The medical and scientific committee of the Fundació Catalana Síndrome de Down (FCSD) believes that, despite the promising results of the study carried out on green tea, there is not yet sufficient evidence to warrant its widespread use in adults with Down syndrome. In accordance with the European Medicines Agency (EMA), its consumption is not recommended for children under the age of 18.
Erik Nitsch, who takes part in our “Use Your Mornings” program and has previously won art competitions, designed the adult model. Gusti Rosemffet, illustrator and author of the book “Maliko y papá” came up with the illustration for the children’s t-shirt.
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The Catalan Down Syndrome Foundation brought together experts and families from all over the world for the 12 International Conferences on Down Syndrome
Over two days, new aims in care and the promotion of independence for people with intellectual disabilities were addressed and reflected on from a multidisciplinary perspective.
To mark the celebration of our 30th anniversary, we gave the biannual Award for Research to Ramon Trias Fargas.
Young people with intellectual disabilities interview the President of the Generalitat on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the Catalan Down Syndrome Foundation
- Four young people with down syndrome speak with Artur Mas about the issues which concern them.
- The Foundation wishes to thank the administration, businesses and families for their trust and support over the past 30 years.
The Foundation, which this year celebrates its 30th anniversary, annually organizes the Competition for Research Projects on People with Down's Syndrome, to promote awareness of the syndrome among young people.
Benestar Social i Família, the Catalan Down's Syndrome Foundation and the Abertis Foundation have signed an agreement to conduct this pilot experience with users from Casal de gent gran Trinitat Vella.
The deadline for submitting applications for this provision of help remains open until May 6, 2014.