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.

Pioneering Care for Down Syndrome

Life expectancy for people with Down syndrome has doubled since the 1980s. To keep up with this trend, Global is spearheading updated Medical Care Guidelines for Adults with Down Syndrome. Learn more about medical pioneer, expert and leading author, George T. Capone, M.D.

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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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