LuMind IDSC and other Down syndrome organizations have received inquiries from families about COVID-19 and their concerns for their loved one with Down syndrome. The information is currently evolving and we are closely monitoring current and accurate information surrounding COVID-19.

COVID-19 & Down Syndrome Resource 

March 2, 2021 

Today, an important and timely COVID-19 and Down Syndrome Resource was published by a consortium of national Down syndrome organizations: the Down Syndrome Medical Interest Group-USA (DSMIG-USA), Global Down Syndrome Foundation (GLOBAL), LuMind IDSC Foundation (LuMind IDSC), National Down Syndrome Congress (NDSC), National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS), and National Task Group on Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia Practices (NTG).

The Resource builds upon the publication of the Q&A on COVID-19 & Down Syndrome and focuses on new and updated information specific to testing, vaccines, mental health, ways to stay safe, and advocacy in hospital settings and for appropriate care. It is available in both English and Spanish.