Down Syndrome

John McGinley (credit: CBS)

R-Word: Spread The Word To End The Word

The Global Down Syndrome Foundation is determined to help create a brighter future for people with down syndrome.

02/27/2015

Kory Mitchell (credit: CBS)

Girl With Down Syndrome An Asset For Manitou Springs Cheer Team

The state champion Manitou Springs cheerleaders are a group of girls with a special bond. They took part in another competition at the School of Mines on Saturday, and among the Mustangs was Kory Mitchell, who has Down syndrome.

01/25/2015

Shaun Duff (credit: CBS)

Oklahoma Man Attends First Broncos Game With Assist From … Raiders Fan?

A Denver man says he was just demonstrating his Colorado spirit when he made the day of an Oklahoma man with Down syndrome who is a huge Broncos fan.

11/24/2014

Gammy (credit: CBS)

Denver Mother Troubled By Abandoned Baby With Down Syndrome

An Australian couple accused of abandoning their Down syndrome baby in Thailand claim they never knew he existed, but the Thai surrogate who gave birth to him and his twin sister disagrees. She says the couple asked her to abort the boy, but she refused.

08/04/2014

Gretchen Josephson with her sister Karen (credit: CBS)

Down Syndrome’s Link To Alzheimer’s Gets Closer Look At CU Hospital

Could studying Down syndrome help unlock the mystery of Alzheimer’s disease? Researchers are now investigating why people with Down syndrome are at a high risk for Alzheimer’s.

11/20/2013

Dr. Richard Spritz (credit: CBS)

DNA From Those With Down Syndrome Helps In Autoimmune Disease Research

A University of Colorado genetics researcher needs the help of 500 people with Down syndrome. He believes studying their genes could lead to better treatments for Type 1 diabetes, celiac and thyroid issues.

07/15/2013

Scottie Lubkeman (credit: CBS)

Golden High Senior With Down Syndrome Scores A Big Basket

CBS4’s Vic Lombardi attended the Golden-Develyn high school game over the weekend and got to witness something special.

12/03/2012

Brenden carries the football at the Dare To Play camp (credit: CBS)

‘Dare To Play’ Camp For Those With Down Syndrome A Rite Of Summer

Ed McCaffrey’s “Dare To Play” camp for children with Down syndrome has become a rite of early summer in Denver, and nobody has more fun playing the game of football.

06/25/2012

school

Mother Says Daughter Was Sexually Assaulted On School Bus

A Denver mother says her daughter has repeatedly been sexually assaulted on a school bus and that she now fears for her daughter’s life.

02/01/2012

arc assault from dpd3

Denver Police Search For Man Who Sexually Assaulted Thrift Store Worker

Denver police have released surveillance pictures of a man they say sexually assaulted an employee at a thrift store.

09/03/2011

more