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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 Theaters August 9th!

The Peanut Butter Falcon Co-stars: Shia LaBeouf, Zack Gottsagen, and Dakota Johnson at Global’s 10th Anniversary Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show This must-see indie film stars Zack Gottsagen, an accomplished actor who happens to have Down syndrome, multi-talented Shia
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
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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
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The Importance of Immune System Dysregulation in People with Down Syndrome

From Down Syndrome World Issue 3 2018 How does an extra copy of chromosome 21 drive the developmental and clinical features of Down syndrome? This question has been the subject of many investigations since 1958, when Jérôme Lejeune reported the
Posted on November 8, 2018
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The Salah Foundation: A Brave Family Making a Huge Difference

From Down Syndrome World Issue 3 2018 The Salah family and the Salah Foundation are giving countless people hope, life-changing support, and a brighter future. For the Global Down Syndrome Foundation, the Salah Foundation is making its dream come true
Posted on October 23, 2018