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Global Thanks Congress, President and the White House for Maintaining Special Olympics Funding

At Global, we were shocked about the suggestions to cut the already scarce funding for students with special needs (12% of our students BTW!) and to completely defund Special Olympics. This past week, we saw our congressional heroes fiercely support
Posted on April 2, 2019
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Alzheimer’s Disease and Down Syndrome Workshop at National Institutes of Health (NIH) Bethesda Campus

Global, Alzheimer’s Association, and other nationals co-organized a seminal third workshop recruiting some of the best minds in the field of Down syndrome and Alzheimer’s disease.See an overview of the event here.
Posted on March 25, 2019
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Down Syndrome Research Could Provide Important Insights Into Cancer Treatments

From Down Syndrome World Issue 4 2018 People with Down syndrome are highly protected from most solid tumor cancers, and yet they are highly predisposed to certain blood cancers. Studying people with Down syndrome may lead to new cancer treatments
Posted on March 8, 2019
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World Down Syndrome Day – Denver

Thursday, March 21st, 2019 Thank you for joining Global Down Syndrome Foundation, the Linda Crnic Institute for Down Syndrome and the Anna and John J. Sie Center for Down Syndrome for a celebration at the Colorado State Capitol! The Global
Posted on February 25, 2019
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A Peanut Butter Falcon Takes Flight

From Down Syndrome World Issue 3 2018 ZACHARY “ZACK” GOTTSAGEN, an accomplished stage performer and film actor who happens to have Down syndrome, was working on set for a movie in Los Angeles courtesy of the amazing nonprofit, Zeno Mountain
Posted on December 21, 2018
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2018 Quincy Jones Award Honoree Colin Farrell

Posted on November 14, 2018
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2018 Quincy Jones Award Honoree Zack Gottsagen

Posted on November 14, 2018
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Pioneering Care for People with Down Syndrome

From Down Syndrome World Issue 3 2018 As one of the lead authors of the Medical Care Guidelines for Adults with Down Syndrome, George T. Capone, M.D., is continuing his life’s work of improving evidence-based medical care for people with
Posted on November 8, 2018