Fundació Catalana Síndrome de Down Abertis and the Abertis Foundation for their achievements in workplace integration
Abertis and its Foundation have garnered the accolade for their work in furthering the social and workplace integration of young people with Down's Syndrome and other disabilities in recent years.
Grifols has donated 150,000 euros to support the Foundation's research effort, designed to improve the quality of life of people with intellectual disability. One of the lines of research, in partnership with the Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, in Barcelona, focuses on the early diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease, which has a much higher prevalence in people with Down's syndrome.
European experts are gathering to expand their knowledge of Alzheimer’s disease in adults with Down’s syndrome.
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.