Kathy Ireland Urges Funding for Down Syndrome Research

Model, actress, designer and mother Kathy IrelandKathy Ireland is now the aunt of a three-month old girl with Down Syndrome. Kathy reminds us that one out of every 800 babies has Down Syndrome in her touching opinion piece for AOL Health. Kathy has been advocating for Down Syndrome research, which faces budget cuts due to the economic crisis and growing healthcare costs. Kathy urges each of us to write to your area’s legislators to urge them to support funding for research on prevention and treatment for Down Syndrome.

About the Author

Rosie Reeves is a writer and mother of three; including one with special needs. She works side-by-side with her daughter’s therapists, teachers and doctors. Rosie has also served as the Los Angeles Special Needs Kids Examiner. She can be reached at rosie327@aol.com. Rosie is a member of the PedSafe Expert team


One Response to “Kathy Ireland Urges Funding for Down Syndrome Research”

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