Recently, I was invited to a 6th birthday for a special boy.
For the first time ever, a young man with Down’s Syndrome has won the prestigious Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award for the New York Region, which marks an important step forward for this endangered population.
Mikayla Holmgren, 22, has earned the title of “trailblazer” after becoming the first person with Down syndrome to compete in the Miss Minnesota pageant this year.
A 21 year-old man with Down syndrome is turning the usual stereotype on its head by partnering with his father to turn his passion for crazy socks into a booming business.
Commentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS
Ohio lawmakers are considering new legislation that would penalize doctors for aborting babies suspected of having Down Syndrome.
CBS is experiencing severe backlash over a recent On Assignment episode in which they jubilantly declare that Down syndrome had almost entirely “disappeared” in Iceland – but not because of medical advances. It’s disappearing because they are aborting unborn babies who have it.
March 27 will be a very important date in the life of a 21 year-old woman with Down Syndrome who will fulfill a life-long dream of becoming a weather presenter.
Even the Vatican has weighed in on the tragic story of a baby with Down Syndrome who was born to a surrogate mother but was abandoned by his parents who took the child’s healthy twin, but left him behind.