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.

In Select Theaters
August 9!

Global’s Q-Award winner Zack Gottsagen hits the big screen in The Peanut Butter Falcon – check out the brand new trailer, exciting interviews with the cast, and more.

All Down Syndrome Cast Wins Award

The Emmy-Award-winning TV show Born This Way, starring 7 people with Down syndrome including Global’s Q-Award winner Megan Bomgaars, is honored at Critics’ Choice Real TV Awards.

Global Helps to Triple DS Budget

Congress, National Institutes of Health (NIH), & Global advocates celebrate the tripling of NIH’s Down syndrome research budget resulting in improved health outcomes.

DID YOU KNOW?

People with Down syndrome are increasingly becoming recognized as an important part of society. A small but growing number of people with DS are participating in college programs, choosing to get married, and living independently or semi- independently.

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