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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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HOW CRNIC’S DS RESEARCH IS HELPING TO FIGHT COVID-19

In the midst of a world-wide pandemic, scientists at the Crnic Institute have found themselves in a unique position to help, thanks to years of studying the exceptional biology of people with Down syndrome.

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GLOBAL AMBASSADOR WALT SNODGRASS

Meet Walt, the handsome role model who is a staunch advocate for those with Down syndrome. He has big plans for the Down syndrome community as this year’s GLOBAL Ambassador.

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VOTING FOR PEOPLE WITH IDD

Voters with disabilities remain an underrepresented minority, but “best practices” could reverse the downward trend.

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DOWN SYNDROME ASSOCIATION OF BRAZOS VALLEY

DSABV provides the community and their members with important programs and events, educational workshops and informative resources.

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COVID-19 RELIEF GRANTS

GLOBAL helps provide economic support, shelter, food, and medical care to 140 families and 42 Down syndrome organizations across the world impacted by COVID-19.

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