June 2016

Global Awarded $500K for DS-Alzheimer’s Research
Three years running, State Senator Mike Johnston, Governor John Hickenlooper, and the Colorado state legislature have supported the Rocky Mountain Alzheimer’s Disease Center, a Global affiliate. This year’s $500K allocation for the first Alzheimer’s disease research and clinical care center in CO brings the state’s total investment to $1.25M. More
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Top Tips from DS Speech & Language Expert
Dr. Libby Kumin, a world-renowned communication specialist dedicated to helping people with DS, shares three key takeaways from her presentation at Global’s Educational Series. Watch
Honor a “Dadvocate” like Actor John C. McGinley
Celebrate a fantastic, supportive father with a gift to Global that will be matched through Father’s Day, and select a personalized e-card to send him for the special day. More
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MLB Star & Author Team Up for Down Syndrome World™
Go behind the scenes of Global’s cover shoot with baseball star Carlos “CarGo” González and author & self-advocate Marcus Sikora for the Spring Issue of Down Syndrome World™. Watch
Be Beautiful Be Yourself
Kick-Off a Huge Success

A generous and enthusiastic crowd pledged $123K for Global’s upcoming Nov. 12 Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show—a star-studded fundraiser benefitting people with Down syndrome. More
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