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Roberta Buckley, 1969-2020

We are sad to announce that Roberta Buckley, died last week, aged 51. Roberta was the adopted daughter of DSE’s founder, Professor Sue Buckley and sister of the charity’s CEO, Frank Buckley.

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Save on online courses this August

For a limited time only, we are pleased to be able to offer a discount on purchases of two online courses. Simply purchase any two courses via one of our online stores and we will reduce the price of one course by 50%.

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Down Syndrome Research Forum 2019

The annual Down Syndrome Research Forum was recently held at University College London, attracting a record number of attendees, including researchers, practitioners and family members.

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New study offers new insights into population trends of people with Down syndrome living in the US over 60 years

A new study, published today in Genetics in Medicine, provides the first estimates of the numbers of people with Down syndrome living with Down syndrome in the USA from 1950 to 2010, together with the first analysis of the trends in ethnic groups. Using multiple data sources and validated estimation techniques, the study estimates the population of people with Down syndrome living in the US to be significantly lower than previously thought.

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