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GLOBAL LEADERS – An Exclusive Interview with Erin Suelmann, Executive Director of the Down Syndrome Association of Greater St. Louis

Under Erin Suelmann’s leadership, the Down Syndrome Association of Greater St. Louis (DSAGSL) has become one of the largest local Down syndrome organizations in the United States. In 2023 the organization raised over $1 million in support of over 2,000
Posted on February 29, 2024
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Sleep Apnea Across the Lifespan in People with Down Syndrome

Takeaways from a GLOBAL Webinar Article from the award-winning ​Down Syndrome World™ magazine​. Learn more about our magazine, webinars​ and GLOBAL Membership benefits Sleep Apnea Experts Earlier this year, GLOBAL organized a webinar on sleep apnea that attracted 420 registrants
Posted on December 30, 2023
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Government Profiles: Robert Aderholt (R-AL) & Tammy Baldwin (D-WI)

ROBERT ADERHOLT (R-AL) Bi-Partisan Support for Down Syndrome!​ Government Profiles from the award-winning ​Down Syndrome World™ magazine​. Learn more about our magazine, webinars​ and GLOBAL Membership benefits Common-Sense Solutions for Alabama In his 14th term representing Alabama’s fourth congressional district,
Posted on November 29, 2023
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Connor Long & Josh Peck: A GLOBAL Bromance

The two wildly accomplished young men bond over a shared motto: “I don’t do nervous. I do excited and I do prepared.” From Down Syndrome World Issue 3, 2023 Last year’s Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show brought together two celebrities—
Posted on October 31, 2023
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GLOBAL Launches Pilot Fitness Program using Mann Method PT

Mann Method PT is a 1-hour biweekly fitness program that focuses on increasing strength, balance, and cardiovascular health in participants using a variety of evidence-based exercises. The program follows the Mann Method PT and is taught by individuals trained by
Posted on August 3, 2023
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Rosa DeLauro and Tom Cole GLOBAL Advancement Awards Given to Two Inspiring Individuals with Down Syndrome at GLOBAL’s AcceptAbility Gala

In a heartwarming celebration of talent, perseverance, and advocacy, the Global Down Syndrome Foundation (GLOBAL) recognized the remarkable accomplishments of two extraordinary individuals with Down syndrome at the 2023 AcceptAbility Gala in Washington, DC. Eric Latcheran and Melissa Silverman were
Posted on July 25, 2023
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Estate Planning for Families Who Have a Loved One with Down Syndrome

Hal Wright is the author of the must-read book ‘The Complete Guide to Creating A Special Needs Life Plan.’ After 27 years in finance, Hal became a beloved Certified Financial Planner specializing in planning for those with special needs. He
Posted on June 16, 2023
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GLOBAL Receives AADMD “Local Hero” Award

The Global Down Syndrome Foundation is attending and presenting at the 21st annual American Academy of Developmental Medicine & Dentistry (AADMD) One Voice Conference, May 4-7, at the Westin Denver International Airport Today, May 5, 2023, GLOBAL and self-advocate Taylor
Posted on May 5, 2023