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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.

Global Down Syndrome Foundation’s Mission

GLOBAL is dedicated to significantly improving the lives of people with Down syndrome through research, medical care, education, and advocacy. Visit GLOBAL’s Website

In This Issue

Features
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ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE AND DOWN SYNDROME

Tracking the health of people with Down syndrome will enable medical professionals to understand the true prevalence and progression of Alzheimer’s in the Down syndrome community.

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POTTY TIME FOR KIDS WITH DOWN SYNDROME

Learn more about the user-friendly guide book for families in an informative Q&A with one of the book’s authors, Lina Patel, Psy.D.

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GLOBAL MEDICAL CARE GUIDELINES FOR ADULTS WITH DOWN SYNDROME©

The GLOBAL Guideline is published in the print and online versions of JAMA, ensuring clinicians across the U.S. have access.

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WORLD’S FIRST DATA COORDINATING CENTER FOR DS RESEARCH

NIH award funds a new initiative that will fuel collaboration and discovery about the biology of Down syndrome and its co-occurring medical conditions.

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TJ SLOCUM PAYS IT FORWARD TO RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE

The 30-year-old from Missouri raises over $127,000 for the organization that saved his life.

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