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The Upside of Down Syndrome

Kurt Kohndrich will be presenting about "The Upside of Down Syndrome" on Tuesday, March 31st at Seton Hill University. He helped craft the Down Syndrome Prenatal and Postnatal Education Act "Chloe's Law" which requires medical practitioners to give expectant or new parents factual, supportive information about Down syndrome when their child is diagnosed. Learn More >

Lauren Bishop-Fitzpatrick Mentioned in Science News

LEND 2nd Year Trainee, Lauren Bishop-Fitzpatrick, has been mentioned in an article that will be coming out in Science News on February 21st. Learn More >

Adaptive Sports & Fitness Activities Expo

Sarah Heinzl, 2nd Year LEND Trainee, is working with the YMCA to host an Adaptive Sports Expo for people of all abilities. Come and discover the many adaptive sports programs that Pittsburgh has to offer, Saturday, February 28th! Learn More >