There is much evidence of a link that suggests individuals with Down syndrome are more likely to suffer from Alzheimer’s. Below are educational materials, designed to assist individuals with Down syndrome, their families, care givers and medical professionals to prepare for that possibility.
All these documents are free to use and duplicate, with credit being given to the Delaware Developmental Disabilities Council.
Delaware is fortunate to have a number of expert medical professionals in Down syndrome, hear from Drs. Stephens and Bartoshesky from Christiana Care, explain about Down syndrome and the link to Alzheimer’s.
Lauren Camp, Executive Director of Down Syndrome Association of Delaware shares information about DSAD and the programs and services that they offer for individuals with Down syndrome and their families.