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Down Syndrome World provides easy to read, entertaining and informative stories on Down syndrome research and medical care and the incredible work of our self-advocates.

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In This Issue

Features
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CELIAC DISEASE & DOWN SYNDROME

Learn about symptoms and treatments for celiac disease with insights from industry experts the personal account of Megan Bomgaars.

18

CHOOSING ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY

Develop an education plan with knowledge of what assistive technology could meet specific needs and how to access them.

22

BUILDING MORE THAN MUSCLE

Denver Broncos Justin Simmons and GLOBAL model Leeon Grullon share how balance is the key to good health and a good life.

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MEET 2021 GLOBAL AMBASSADORS

Introducing the multi-talented Eicher siblings, Archie and Sevy from Bulgaria!

24

SWINGING HER WAY TO SUCCESS

22-year-old competitive golfer Amy Bockerstette wants to show the world what people with Down syndrome are capable of.

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$15M FOR DOWN SYNDROME

Congress approves $15 million increase for NIH’s INCLUDE initiative and other Down syndrome research as part of the fiscal year 2022 budget.

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