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In This Issue
THE FRIENDSHIP OF A LIFETIME
Inspired by The Rock’s Rock, a short video made by ESPN, Global digs a little deeper to uncover the inspiring friendship between Milton McBride Rosen and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson.
AN OUT-OF-SIGHT CONNECTION
Last year, at the 10th Anniversary Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show, Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller and superfan Daniel Walshe connected over their love of football — and fashionable eyewear.
UNDERSTANDING BEHAVIORAL CHALLENGES
An important new study shows that children with Down syndrome demonstrate increased behavioral issues compared with their typical peers. Early intervention and a development strategy can help.
REMEMBERING BILL VOLLBRACHT
One of the late Bill Vollbracht’s best legacies and investments was a better life for his granddaughter, Kate, and all those with Down syndrome.
IMMUNOTHERAPY FOR ALOPECIA IN PEOPLE WITH DOWN SYNDROME
Scientists at the Crnic Institute publish the first cases of immunotherapy for Alopecia Areata in people with Down syndrome, which offers a potential pathway to normalizing the larger problem of immune system dysregulation.
Building out a future of wellness. For everyone.