DSI Position Statement: Research

Down Syndrome Indiana believes that individuals with Down syndrome deserve:

  • The best medical care to reach their full potential;
  • The best educational supports, tools and curriculum;
  • The best scientists working on long-term medical and cognitive issues to increase a healthy lifespan and improve the quality of life for individuals with Down syndrome.  

Therefore, Down Syndrome Indiana supports research and funding for research that would move the Down syndrome community toward accomplishing the above mentioned goals.

(Adopted at the May 19, 2011 Board of Directors Meeting)