On October 12, at the Cook Memorial Library in Libertyville, at 9;00 am is the Kenneth Varney Educational series Free Fall Forum. The topic will be advances in Down Syndrome Research. I encourage everyone to attend. The main speaker will be Bob Schoen, the President of Research Down Syndrome, a organization dedicate to raising money for research for drug therapies that will improve memory, learning and communication in persons with Down Syndrome. Afterwards, a panel of family members of persons with Down Syndrome will speak and answer questions.