February 2015

First T21 Research Society conference in Paris
Last month, the Global Down Syndrome Foundation helped to establish and is a Founding Member of the first international research society focused on Down syndrome — the T21 Research Society. Attracting the best and brightest scientists and scholars, the society will host its first conference in Paris. More
Global offers $10K educational grants
to local Down syndrome organizations. Make a difference in your community and apply for a Global Down Syndrome Educational Grant now. More
I ♥ You Dance Party
attracts hundreds

of adults with Down syndrome. The quarterly parties promote networking, independence, and exercise. Get involved or launch a party in your state! More
Crnic Institute begins undergrad scholarships
for students interested in Down syndrome research. They complement the graduate and postdoctoral fellowships organized by Crnic and funded by Global. More
Jamie Foxx talks about life with his little sister
DeOndra Dixon, a Global Down Syndrome Foundation Ambassador. “There’s nothing she can’t do,” the Oscar and Grammy winner says. More
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