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In This Issue

Features
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GAME ON

Taking the field is a momentous, confidence building event for any young athlete. Super Bowl champion and former Denver Broncos wide receiver Ed McCaffrey is dedicated to ensuring children and young adults with Down syndrome don’t miss out.

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A DUAL DIAGNOSIS: LIVING IN TWO WORLDS

Learning a child has Down syndrome can be tough, but getting a second diagnosis of a co-occurring condition can leave some parents reeling. However, an accurate dual diagnosis can allow such children to thrive.

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DECODING DYSPHAGIA

Identifying problems that interfere with swallowing is the first step to making sure kids get the nutrition they need for healthy growth and development.

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TAKING FLIGHT

In a small farming town in northern Utah, a toddler, his parents, and his five brothers and sisters are showing the world that Down syndrome has no limits.

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ALWAYS ON THE MOVE

For Damani Tichawonna, following his passions is a way of life, whether that’s on the field, in the kitchen — or on Capitol Hill.

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