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In This Issue

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WHAT PARENTS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT IEPS

Individualized Education Programs are detailed learning plans for students K-12 with intellectual and developmental disabilities enrolled in public school. The process of obtaining, developing, and implementing an IEP for your child can seem overwhelming. Knowing what to expect and planning can help streamline the process.

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AWARD-WINNING ACTOR COLIN FARRELL GOES ABOVE & BEYOND FOR GLOBAL

Ensuring 2019 Global ambassador Charlotte Fonfara-LaRose has a ball at the red carpet premiere of Dumbo.

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NUTRITION & WEIGHT MANAGEMENT IN CHILDREN WITH DOWN SYNDROME

Registered dietitian and Down syndrome expert Joan Guthrie Medlen explains the importance of the feeding relationship.

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BORN THIS WAY

Megan Bomgaars stars in a three-time Emmy award-winning TV show and has two businesses – and one big message for everyone.

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WORTH THE MEAL!

Chipotle Mexican Grill and Global Down Syndrome Foundation Team Up.

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