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Denver Post 3 Advocates to Celebrate on World Down Syndrome Day

March 21, 2020

Karen Gaffney has achieved a huge number of firsts through her passion for swimming and her advocacy for people with Down Syndrome.

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Denver Post Shia LaBeouf is not an ‘American Honey’ (and he’s okay with it)

March 21, 2020

On March 17th, 2020 Netflix added to its library an interesting: American Honey, and independent movie produced by A24.

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Denver Post New Down Syndrome Study Goes Beyond Skin Deep

March 19, 2020

Researchers hope drug trial turns corner in genetic disease

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Denver Post How My Pregnancy Exposed The Silent Genocide Of Babies With Down Syndrome

March 18, 2020

It has never been a better time to be a person with Down syndrome, unless he is still in the womb.

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Denver Post Michelle Sie Whitten Speaks Out on COVID-19

March 13, 2020

World Down Syndrome Day is Saturday March 21st. For more information head to GlobalDownSyndrome.org You can also text “Global” to 40469 to sign a petition that will help ensure a bright and healthy future for people with Down Syndrome.

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Denver Post Update on the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) from the Global Down Syndrome Foundation

March 12, 2020

Global and our affiliates have received numerous inquiries about whether or not people with Down syndrome are more at risk than typical people when it comes to exposure to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

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Denver Post Woman With Down Syndrome Surpasses Expectations and Celebrates 72nd Birthday

March 11, 2020

For any family, celebrating an elderly loved one’s birthday is a time to cherish a long life lived and wish for health and many more years to come. That celebration was made all the more special for Gerry Hall, a Kentucky woman who has Down syndrome.

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Denver Post Their Voice: Down syndrome community achieves great things

March 8, 2020

I didn’t see the movie “The Peanut Butter Falcon” until two weeks ago. The movie starred Zack Gottsagen, a 34-year-old actor who has Down syndrome. I had heard of it before and remember also hearing that Zack was the first person with Down syndrome to present at the Academy Awards this year.

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Denver Post Remarkable Women Finalist: Michelle Sie Whitten

March 6, 2020

Michelle Sie Whitten is a finalist for our Remarkable Women Award. Michelle is the Co-Founder, President and CEO of the Global Down Syndrome Foundation. Global is dedicated to significantly improving the lives of people with Down Syndrome through research, medical care, education and advocacy.

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Denver Post Michelle Sie Whitten & Global Down Syndrome Foundation

March 3, 2020

Michelle Sie Whitten runs an international non-profit organization and she does it with an incredible amount of passion, knowledge, and skill.

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Denver Post Global Down Syndrome Foundation Announces Eight Grant Winners At The National DS Affiliates In Action Conference

February 28, 2020

Today, Global Down Syndrome Foundation (Global) announced eight new Global Self-Advocate Employment Initiative Grant winners at the national Down Syndrome Affiliates in Action (DSAIA) Annual Leadership Conference.

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Global Announces 8 New Global Employment Grant Winners

February 28, 2020

Today, Global Down Syndrome Foundation (Global) announced eight new Global Self-Advocate Employment Initiative Grant winners at the national Down Syndrome Affiliates in Action (DSAIA) Annual Leadership Conference.

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