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Down Syndrome World will always focus on Down syndrome research and medical care and aspires to provide these stories in an easy to read, entertaining and informative way.

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In This Issue

Features
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DATING AND DOWN SYNDROME

Recognizing your child is ready to enter the dating scene isn’t always easy. Noted sexuality educator Terri Couwenhoven helps both children with Down syndrome and their parents navigate these difficult waters.

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GLOBAL’S DARE TO PLAY TENNIS ACES IT!

Former No. 1 seed and eighttime Grand Slam® winner Mats Wilander has a special bond with the participants at the Global Down Syndrome Foundation’s Dare to Play Tennis Camp in Denver.

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A TRANSFORMATIVE COMMITMENT TO DOWN SYNDROME RESEARCH

Biotechnology leader Biogen, Global, and the University of Colorado School of Medicine have jointly contributed $2.5 million in a groundbreaking Down syndrome research project.

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IMPROVING QUALITY OF LIFE FOR ADULTS WITH DOWN SYNDROME

A lifetime of good health begins with evidence-based medical guidelines. That’s why Global, working closely with doctors and researchers, has taken the lead on creating updated health information for providers, self-advocates, and families.

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PIZZA, PASTA — AND PURPOSE IN LIFE

The Sunflower Inn, a restaurant near Rome, provides great food, jobs, and happiness.

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