Global Down Syndrome Foundation | Research, Care, Education, Advocacy  

The Global Down Syndrome Foundation is part of a network of affiliate organizations that work closely together on a daily basis to significantly improve the lives of people with Down syndrome through Research, Medical Care, Education and Advocacy.

Henry Winkler is Delighted to Participate

The Emmy Award-winning actor, author, director & producer will be at Global’s Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show on Saturday, Nov. 2nd. Buy your tickets today for a chance to meet him!

Make A Difference This October

Celebrate Down Syndrome Awareness Month by advocating with Global and signing this petition to increase funding for Down syndrome research.

Down Syndrome Advocacy in Uganda

Global publishes game-changing white paper on Down syndrome in Uganda. Other co-authors include Anna and John J. Sie Foundation, CU Denver, Global Livingston Institute, and the NTNU.

Crnic and Global Present in Dallas

At Down Syndrome Guild of Dallas’ Conference, Dr. Kate Waugh discusses Crnic’s Human Trisome Project & Bryn Gelaro, LSW shares Global’s initiatives for adults with Down syndrome.


Down syndrome has nothing to do with race, nationality, socioeconomic status, religion, or anything the mother or father did before or during pregnancy. Your donation to Global will help create a better understanding of Down syndrome through research.




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