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Category Archives: Psychosis & Down Syndrome

UCI Studies Association Between Down Syndrome and Alzheimer’s

UC Irvine (California) Institute for Memory Impairment and Neurological Disorders (MIND) has done extensive study of the cause and treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease. The interesting thing for families affected by mental decline and Down syndrome, is that MIND studies both Alzheimer’s Disease and Down syndrome.

Mental Decline & Regression in Down Syndrome

Last night my son was revisted by a symptom we had hoped was on its way out of his life: a staring episode like the ones that have plagued him over the past four years.  I’ve written a long post about this ordeal, with details

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This blog is my attempt to connect with others searching for answers about an unexpected downturn in the life of a loved one with Down syndrome.  In the past 5 years, I watched the heartbreaking decline of my formerly high-functioning son with Down syndrome, as