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.

Global Honors Colin Farrell for Advocacy

We are thrilled to present Global’s 2018 Quincy Jones Exceptional Advocacy Award to iconic, award-winning Irish actor and activist father to a son who is differently-abled.

Global Makes National News

Academy Award & Grammy-winning actor Jamie Foxx & Global Ambassador DeOndra Dixon move audiences on TODAY and Dateline NBC.

Learn the Science!

Crnic Institute exec director explains how genetic mutations in DS cause cognitive challenges, protection from some cancers & higher risk of pneumonia & Alzheimer’s.

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The average life expectancy for people with Down syndrome has more than doubled since the 1980s, and is approximately 60 years today. Please help us continue to increase lifespan and improve quality of life!

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