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.

Save the Date!

Please join Ambassador CC Mullen on May 22nd for our AcceptAbility Gala celebrating Down Syndrome Research, Congressional Champions, and our Self-Advocates.

Human Rights Hero Goes Viral Again!

Global Ambassador Frank Stephens is interviewed on Fox & Friends after Ashton Kutcher shares Frank’s testimony at the 1st Congressional hearing on Down syndrome research.

Actor with Down Syndrome Break Out Role

Global’s Q Award Winner, costars Shia LeBeouf & Dakota Johnson will hit theaters soon in the new film, The Peanut Butter Falcon. Learn how Zack inspired the writers to make the film!

Your Exclusive Webinar Recap

Find out what families need to know about the connection between lung infection and cognition from Down syndrome expert Dr. Michael Yeager.

See These Two Rock Their Tutus!

Colorado Ballet’s production of the Nutcracker cast two of Global’s Dance Program participants, Marisol Gonzalez and Sophia Anton, in the acclaimed show.


People with Down syndrome have a different disease spectrum. They are highly predisposed to certain diseases like Alzheimer’s and highly protected from others, like solid tumor cancers. A donation to Global will support medical care that can increase lifespan and improve quality of life.




Become a Global Down Syndrome Foundation Member and receive 4 issues of the award-winning magazine, Down Syndrome WorldTM.