Countdown to LiveUp DC!

Today’s LiveUpDate comes from Brad Simon, one of the DC Program directors! As I look back on my five years as a mentor with LiveUp Programs, one single word continues to repeat itself …. community. Yes, LiveUp is certainly a community which supports individuals with Down syndrome, but the idea of community means so much […]

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World Down Syndrome Day 2017!

In honor of Down Syndrome Awareness Month,  we want to celebrate our incredible participants! Every year, we have the opportunity to meet new participants and returning friends. Since March is also Women’s History Month, we’ve decided to celebrate Girl Power by featuring just a few of the absolutely amazing ladies we know:   Shelley Lantz […]

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Laura shares her LiveUp experience

Laura, one of our rock star volunteers, shared this post she wrote for Towsen University’s Department of Occupational Therapy and Occupational Science nOTes Friends & Family Alumni Newsletter.    LiveUp, a long weekend program for adults with Down syndrome, is dedicated to helping participants across four core focus areas: life skill and social skill development, healthy […]

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Wellness Wednesday: countdown to WDSD

Friday, March 21 (3-21 in honor of Trisomy 21) is World Down Syndrome Day! It’s a chance to “help raise awareness of what Down syndrome is, what it means to have Down syndrome, and how people with Down syndrome play a vital role in our lives and communities.” (You can learn more about it here.) We’re continuing […]

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Counting down to World Down Syndrome Day…

Friday, March 21 (3-21 in honor of Trisomy 21) is World Down Syndrome Day! It’s a chance to “help raise awareness of what Down syndrome is, what it means to have Down syndrome, and how people with Down syndrome play a vital role in our lives and communities.” (You can learn more about it here.) We’re continuing […]

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In celebration of World Down Syndrome Day!

Friday, March 21 (3-21 in honor of Trisomy 21) is World Down Syndrome Day! It’s a chance to “help raise awareness of what Down syndrome is, what it means to have Down syndrome, and how people with Down syndrome play a vital role in our lives and communities.” (You can learn more about it here.) The LiveUp […]

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