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Hadassah Hospital Mount Scopus Hosts Conference to Mark Annual World Down Syndrome Day

Friday, Apr 13 2018

Hadassah Hospital Mount Scopus hosted 200 people at the annual World Down Syndrome Day conference, held at the hospital in late March.

The speakers, including a number of Down Syndrome adults who lead active, productive lives, emphasized the need to focus on integrating Down Syndrome patients by ensuring that they are supported to reach their full potential. Among the sponsors of the conference were the Hadassah Medical Organization, Shalva (the Israel Association for the Care and Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities), and the Ministry of Social Affairs and Social Services. Read the full story here.

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