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Down Syndrome and Alzheimer's Disease
The association of Down syndrome and Alzheimer's disease has been noted for many years and Down syndrome is considered a major risk factor for the disease. Numerous organizations have produced briefs on this association and guides for caregivers and others interested in knowing more. A brief list of the national organizations and links to their sites is provided to the right.
Down Syndrome & Dementia Resources
The NTG has been involved in efforts to better advocate for supports to adults with Down syndrome and and their families and provide information on dementia assessment and supports. These are some publications and documents that may be of use.
Down Syndrome & Dementia News
For more information on what has become to be referred to as 'Down syndrome regression' see our page on this topic.
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