World Down Syndrome Day 2015 Video
Mar25

World Down Syndrome Day 2015 Video

Welcome to the PREVIEW for “My Opportunities, My Choices”, interviews with people with Down syndrome from 39 countries looking at their enjoyment of full and equal rights and the role of their families. This global video event is presented for World Down Syndrome Day, Saturday 21 March 2015 by Down Syndrome International.

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Wizard of Oz as Imagined by a Blind Girl Named Emily
Feb22

Wizard of Oz as Imagined by a Blind Girl Named Emily

Discover what Emily, a little girl who is blind, sees when she watches The Wizard of Oz.™ You’ll never see it the same way again yourself.

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Model with Down Syndrome to Walk the Runway at Fashion Week
Feb22

Model with Down Syndrome to Walk the Runway at Fashion Week

When Jamie Brewer strides down the catwalk during New York Fashion Week, she will also become the first woman & model with Down syndrome to grace the runway.

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US says Massachusetts violated disabled mother’s rights by removing child
Feb15

US says Massachusetts violated disabled mother’s rights by removing child

Federal government says state child welfare department needs to compensate her and allow her to prove she can care for daughter or it could face a lawsuit

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Are there enough professional disabled actors?
Feb10

Are there enough professional disabled actors?

TV channels are publishing guidelines declaring the number of disabled characters they will put on screen, but are there enough disabled actors out there to play the parts?

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Homeschooling a Child with Down Syndrome
Feb08

Homeschooling a Child with Down Syndrome

This past September we started home schooling. Before that our son, who has Down syndrome, attended public school in a regular classroom.

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