* helps to facilitate a support network among families with a child with Down syndrome
* serves as a resource for community members who would like to know more about Down syndrome and/or want to get involved
* works with community members to promote acceptance and awareness of individuals with intellectual disabilities
* is a source of new information as well local and national resources for families with a child with Down syndrome
Down syndrome is identified by a presence of 3 copies of chromosome 21 instead of the typical 2 copies. This means that individuals with Down syndrome have a total of 47 chromosomes instead of the typical 46.
Fabulous with 47's name came from our idea that you can be fabulous with 46 OR 47.
For more information about Down syndrome, you can visit our WHAT IS DOWN SYNDROME page.