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Going for Gold: Elana Meyers Taylor & Nico Taylor

From Down Syndrome World Issue 3, 2022 ELANA MEYERS TAYLOR, has collected numerous inspiring accolades throughout her life. She is perhaps most known for making history in the 2022 Beijing Olympics, receiving her fifth medal (she has three silver and two bronze) in bobsledding. Taylor is the most decorated black Olympic winter sports athlete and […]


Posted on January 10, 2023

Collettey’s Cookies: The Taste of Sweet Success

From Down Syndrome WorldTM 2022 Issue 2 of 4, written by Emmy Award winner Hanna Atkinson The Taste of Sweet Success This article was published in the award-winning Down Syndrome World™ magazine. Become a member to read all the articles and get future issues delivered to your door! What does success look like? Let me […]


Posted on October 28, 2022

GLOBAL’s Position Statement on Humanitarian Crisis in Ukraine

Global Down Syndrome Foundation has been following the developments and grave humanitarian crisis taking place in Ukraine. We are all deeply concerned for the men, women, children, elderly, and people with disabilities who are being forced to leave their homes due to the conflict and those who are still trying to escape Ukraine to neighboring […]


Posted on March 29, 2022

1% BETTER EVERY DAY

From Down Syndrome WorldTM 2021 Issue 1 of 4 WITH IRON WILL & DETERMINATION, FLORIDA ATHLETE MAKES HISTORY  This article was published in the award-winning Down Syndrome World™ magazine. Become a member to read all the articles and get future issues delivered to your door! WHEN MANY OF US HEAR THE WORDS “IRON MAN,” we might […]


Posted on April 28, 2021

Global Down Syndrome Foundation Raises Crucial Awareness At The First Ever Virtual Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show

The unprecedented virtual event was an overwhelming success which raised $1.9 million for life-saving and transformative funds for Down syndrome research and medical care Press Contacts: Anca Call | acall@globaldownsyndrome.org | C: (720) 320-3832 Rejena Carmichael | rcarmichael@globaldownsyndrome.org | C: (240) 603-5494   DENVER, CO – November 19, 2020– This weekend, the Global Down Syndrome Foundation (GLOBAL) went virtual […]


Posted on November 19, 2020

ON THE SCIENCE FRONTLINES: DOWN SYNDROME RESEARCH AT THE CRNIC INSTITUTE IS HELPING FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19

From Down Syndrome WorldTM 2020 Issue 2 of 4 AMID A WORLD-WIDE PANDEMIC, THESE SCIENTISTS HAVE FOUND THEMSELVES IN A UNIQUE POSITION TO HELP, THANKS TO YEARS OF STUDYING THE EXCEPTIONAL BIOLOGY OF PEOPLE WITH DOWN SYNDROME. This article was published in the award-winning Down Syndrome World™ magazine. Become a member to read all the articles […]


Posted on October 22, 2020

Global Honors Supermodel Amanda Booth with Quincy Jones Exceptional Advocacy Award

From Down Syndrome WorldTM 2019 Issue 3 of 4 What happens when a supermodel has a baby with Down Syndrome? Well, she gets him a modeling contract too (obviously)!. This article was published in the award-winning Down Syndrome World™ magazine. Become a member to read all the articles and get future issues delivered to your door! […]


Posted on November 15, 2019

The Salah Foundation Gifts $75,000 Matching Grant Toward Classes at Global’s New Education Center

At Global’s 11th annual Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show, a surprise announcement was made by Noreen Salah Burpee, Executive Director of the Salah Foundation, and delivered by 9News emcees Kim Christiansen and Tom Green. The Salah Foundation matched $75,000 during the live auction that will go to a much-needed Computer Training Class at Global’s new Education Center that […]


Posted on November 07, 2019