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Global Down Syndrome Foundation Advocacy Leads to $23 Million Increase for Down Syndrome Research at the NIH

From Down Syndrome WorldTM Issue 3 2018 THANKS TO GLOBAL’S GROWING NATIONWIDE NETWORK OF ADVOCATES AND SELF-ADVOCATES, BRILLIANT AND PASSIONATE SCIENTISTS, AND OUR CONGRESSIONAL CHAMPIONS — SENATORS ROY BLUNT (R-MO), PATTY MURRAY (D-WA), AND CHRIS VAN HOLLEN (D-MD), AND REPRESENTATIVES
Posted on August 2, 2019
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Dating and Down Syndrome

From Down Syndrome WorldTM Issue 4 2017 Recognizing your child is ready to enter the dating scene isn’t always easy. Noted sexuality educator Terri Couwenhoven helps both children with Down syndrome and their parents navigate these difficult waters. This article
Posted on July 18, 2019
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Congenital Heart Defects and Down Syndrome:
What Parents Should Know

From Down Syndrome WorldTM Issue 3 2018 This rare disease is significantly more common in children with Down syndrome. Understanding symptoms and early detection could save a life. CHILDREN WITH DOWN SYNDROME face a high rate of congenital heart defects
Posted on July 3, 2019
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What Families Should Know About Moyamoya Disease

Maria Dellapina and her daughter, Erin Farragher From Down Syndrome WorldTM Issue 1 2019 This rare disease is significantly more common in children with Down syndrome. Understanding symptoms and early detection could save a life. “WHAT IS MOYAMOYA DISEASE?” many
Posted on May 23, 2019
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Everything You Need to Know About The Peanut Butter Falcon, in Select Theaters August 9th!

 Want to see this film? Click here to buy tickets in select cities. Your ticket purchase will support a national release AND actors with Down syndrome! This must-see indie film stars Zack Gottsagen, an accomplished actor who happens to
Posted on May 20, 2019
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The Peanut Butter Falcon: A Must-See Indie Film Starring Zack Gottsagen

Featured: Dakota Johnson, Zack Gottsagen, and his mothers, Shelley and Trish, and Shia LaBeouf at Global’s Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show. Photos: Jared Wilson From Down Syndrome WorldTM Issue 1 2019 Film wins Audience Award at the prestigious South
Posted on May 19, 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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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