March 2016

6 Million Reasons to Give for World DS Day
Michelle Sie Whitten is reaching out with a personal letter to let you know how supporting Global is helping the estimated 6 million people with Down syndrome in the world. Help us celebrate on 3/21—World Down Syndrome Day! More
Award-Winning Behavioral Expert Shares Key Advice
Global’s behavioral health specialist Dr. Dennis McGuire outlines his three top tips to better understand mental wellness in adults with DS. More
Megan Bomgaars Champions Celiac Research 
Self-advocate and star of A&E’s Born This Way, Megan Bomgaars, launches Global’s celiac disease research & awareness campaign. More
Introducing 2016 Global Ambassador Louis Rotella IV
Inspirational teenager Louis “Louie” Rotella IV, from Omaha, Nebraska, will rock the runway at Global’s Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show on Nov. 12. More
Global Helps Employ People with Down Syndrome  
Global announced the recipients of their first Employment Grants—aimed at increasing job opportunities for people with DS—at the DSAIA Conference in Charlotte, North Carolina. More
More Resources: Prenatal Testing Research & Medical Care Global Grants
Join Global at the CO Capitol for a special event on March 18th! Submit your photos to be featured in Down Syndrome World™!


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