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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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Global is dedicated to significantly improving the lives of people with Down syndrome through research, medical care, education, and advocacy. Visit The GDSF Website

In This Issue

Features
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$23M FOR DOWN SYNDROME!

The Global Down Syndrome Foundation’s hard-fought lobbying results in a substantial increase in NIH funding.

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A DECADE OF DEVOTION

As Global’s 10th anniversary approaches, learn how music icon Quincy Jones catalyzed the marquee Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show and created his namesake award.

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THE SALAH FOUNDATION: A BRAVE FAMILY MAKING A HUGE DIFFERENCE

Thanks to the Salah Family and The Salah Foundation, Global will open a state-of-the-art Education Center of Excellence.

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THE MOST COMMON CONGENITAL HEART DEFECTS IN DOWN SYNDROME

Find out what parents need to know about the most common congenital heart defects in children with Down syndrome.

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A MOM CREATES A LEGACY FOR HER SON

After Ethan Saylor died at the hands of local policeman, his mother, Patti Saylor, develops major law enforcement reform.

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