Down Syndrome

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Down Syndrome Diagnosis Basket Brimming With Donations

Carissa’s made it her mission to celebrate each baby born with Down syndrome with the delivery of Jack’s Basket. With more than $8,000 in donations and countless gifts, she has enough to fill more than 130 baskets for hospitals.

11/13/2014

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MN Family Wants Change In Delivery Of Down Syndrome Diagnoses

A Minnesota family wants hospitals to make a change after what happened when their son was born.

10/20/2014

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Foley Wrestler With Down Syndrome Inspires Teammates, Opponents

Foley wrestling is rich in tradition. The Falcons have won three state titles and have their sights set on a fourth this season. With 13 seniors, there’s plenty of leadership. But it’s a freshman wrestler that’s providing the motivation for this team.

02/05/2014

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Season Of Hope: A Reunion In Litchfield

On Monday nights throughout December, WCCO is going back to visit people whose stories touched us this past year. With generous support from our friends at Slumberland and Pandora Jewelry, it’s our hope to make Christmas unforgettable for these families. In this week’s “Season of Hope,” we go back to Litchfield High School. In April, we introduced you to two girls who invited boys from their special education program to senior prom.

12/09/2013

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Mother Starts Adaptive Lacrosse Program For Daughter

Something special is happening inside the Savage Dome. It’s the first of its kind in Minnesota. It’s an adaptive lacrosse program for special needs kids called No Boundaries Lacrosse.

12/09/2013

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Advanced Prenatal Tests Detect Disorders In Fetuses Early

When Nicolle and Eric Leska got married in 2010, they knew they wanted to wait a bit before having another child. But at 38-years-old, Nicolle knew their risk of a baby with chromosomal abnormalities was going up, however slightly.

06/09/2013

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Center For Kids With Down Syndrome Opens Saturday

This weekend there’s a grand opening for a new place in the Twin Cities that’s raising awareness about Down Syndrome. But that really just scratches the surface of what Gigi’s Playhouse has to offer.

02/08/2013

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St. Paul Man Gets 5 Years For Sex Assault On Bus

A St. Paul man has been sentenced to five years in prison after admitting he sexually assaulted a woman with Down syndrome on a city bus.

05/18/2011

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Man Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Vulnerable Adult On Bus

A St. Paul man has been charged with allegedly sexually assaulting a woman with Down syndrome on a bus in St. Paul Tuesday, according to the Ramsey County Attorney’s Office.

02/25/2011

Todd Clays is about to begin his senior year on the Richfield Raiders floor hockey team. His coach calls him a fun kid and a great hockey player. His mother agrees, adding that Todd is very social and energetic. (credit: CBS)

Health Problems Can’t Keep Student From Hockey

Many high school students have to go through adversity in order to play the sport they love. A Rochester floor hockey player has his own story to tell. Todd Claeys has Down syndrome and has undergone two open-heart surgeries.

12/03/2010

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