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World Down Syndrome Day – Denver

In response to the global spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the United States, the Global Down Syndrome Foundation is closely monitoring and responding to the situation, taking into account that many in our Down syndrome community are considered “High
Posted on March 12, 2020
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What Parents Need to Know About Life Expectancy & Pediatric Medical Care

From Down Syndrome WorldTM 2019 Issue 4 of 4 Dr. Fran Hickey, a parent to a son with Down Syndrome with over 30 years experience caring for children with Down Syndrome, provides insights and important takeaways This article was published
Posted on February 27, 2020
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What Parents Need to Know About IEPs

From Down Syndrome WorldTM 2019 Issue 3 of 4 Individualized education programs are detailed learning plans for students K-12 with intellectual and developmental disabilities enrolled in public school. The process of obtaining, developing, and implementing an IEP for your child
Posted on January 29, 2020
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Finding Her Voice

From Down Syndrome WorldTM 2019 Issue 4 of 4 Multi-Talented Performer Meg Ohsada Has Learned That, When It Comes To Communication, Words Aren’t Always Necessary. This article was published in the award-winning Down Syndrome World™ magazine. Become a member to read
Posted on January 24, 2020
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Changing the World One Stage at a Time

From Down Syndrome WorldTM 2019 Issue 4 of 4 When 16-Year-Old Courtney Gaines Has Her Eyes on the Prize, There’s No Stopping Her. Her Latest Endeavor? Rocking the Runway at Global’s Fashion Show with Model & Actress Mikaela Hoover This
Posted on January 24, 2020
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Born This Way

From Down Syndrome WorldTM 2019 Issue 3 of 4 She Stars in a Three-Time Emmy Award-Winning TV Show and Has Two Businesses- and One Big Message for Everyone. This article was published in the award-winning Down Syndrome World™ magazine. Become a
Posted on December 5, 2019
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Global Honors Supermodel Amanda Booth with Quincy Jones Exceptional Advocacy Award

From Down Syndrome WorldTM 2019 Issue 3 of 4 What happens when a supermodel has a baby with Down Syndrome? Well, she gets him a modeling contract too (obviously)!. This article was published in the award-winning Down Syndrome World™ magazine. Become
Posted on November 15, 2019
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Award-Winning Actor Colin Farrell Goes Above & Beyond for Global

From Down Syndrome WorldTM 2019 Issue 3 of 4 Ensuring 2019 Global Ambassador Charlotte Fonfara-LaRose has a ball at the red carpet premiere of Dumbo This article was published in the award-winning Down Syndrome World™ magazine. Become a member to read
Posted on November 3, 2019