Shifting Great Expectations: Parenting a child with Down Syndrome |

In this talk, he explores the changing nature of expectations we have for our children, especially when they are born profoundly different than you expect.

Lito Ramirez is CEO of DownSyndrome Achieves, a charitable research organization that champions the development of critical research capabilities needed to better understand Down syndrome and to accelerate breakthrough discoveries. In 2015, DownSyndrome Achieves launched an innovative partnership with Nationwide Children’s Hospital to develop the first centralized and dedicated biobank for DS research.

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at

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