Tag : Down Syndrome

Coffee shops with staff diagnosed with learning abilities are now making it big.

Issues  19 April '17

Supports Flow For Café Run By Employees With Down Syndrome

A coffee shop run by adults with Down Syndrome was praised by thousands as people with the condition were given an outlet to grow.

Teen Asks Girl With Down Syndrome To Prom

Down Syndrome  22 March '17

HS Senior Asks Teen With Down Syndrome To The Prom, Doritos-Inspired Prom-Posal Goes Viral

Carlie Wittman is Shaedon Wedel's date to the prom at Newton High School in Kansas this April.

Down Syndrome Abortion And Gendercide

Down Syndrome  6 March '17

Why Is Down Syndrome Abortion More Acceptable Than Gendercide Or Aborting Baby Girls?

Pregnant moms should also be aware that baby screenings, especially for genetic disabilities in the fetus, are not 100 percent complete and accurate.

Mom Abandons Baby With Down Syndrome

Down Syndrome  2 March '17

Woman Dumps Baby Outside Hospital, Newborn Girl Left In The Cold Naked Has Down Syndrome

Police are now searching for the person responsible for leaving the child and they think she's the mother.

Abortion Has Erased Down Syndrome In Europe

Down Syndrome  20 February '17

Abortion Eradicates Down Syndrome In Some European Countries But At What Cost For Parents And Families?

The move to make the world Down syndrome-free is alarming for some parents who believe every child's life is precious.

Sydney Davis

Down Syndrome  28 January '17

Student With Down Syndrome Set To Compete In Miss Clemson University Scholarship Pageant

A student with Down Syndrome will be competing at the Miss Clemson University Scholarship Pageant.

Wrong Notions About Down Syndrome Lead To Abortion

Health  2 January '17

Down Syndrome Abortions After Prenatal Test Eliminating Relationship Benefits?

Women deserve the truth about Down syndrome and the benefit to know in advance if the baby is at risk to the condition through prenatal testing but the purpose should not be limited only to aborting affected fetuses.

New York City Hosts First Annual Disability Pride Parade

Health/Nutrition  22 December '16

Children WIth Down Syndrome Are A Financial Burden For Their Families. Really?

A person who has a child with down syndrome is usually targeted with negative comments and are considered to be a burden. This is hardly the case, though.

New York City Hosts First Annual Disability Pride Parade

SPED Kids  22 December '16

Having Twins With Down Syndrome Is ‘Not Scary’, Reveals A Mom

Having children with Down syndrome is not frightening contrary to what other parents think, shares a mom who has twins with Down syndrome. And her proof? Her two adorable twins.

Sen. Mike Lee Speaks Out: Fostering The Right Of People With Down Syndrome Is A Must

Down Syndrome  11 December '16

Sen. Mike Lee Speaks Out: Fostering The Right Of People With Down Syndrome Is A Must

Sen. Mike Lee speaks on the senate floor of Utah about the protection of people with Down syndrome that they are already protected by the Laws, and that every community must do too.

New York City Hosts First Annual Disability Pride Parade

SPED Kids  30 November '16

Mom Of Child With Down Syndrome Encourages Parents Of Children With Same Condition To Celebrate Their Babies

After Chris and Carissa had a child with Down syndrome, it has become their advocacy to celebrate infants with Down syndrome. Today, they are celebrating together with so many parents with kids who Down syndrome.

Can A Video of Children With Down Syndrome Be Offensive To Women Rights?

Down Syndrome  27 November '16

Can A Video Of Children With Down Syndrome Be Offensive To Women Rights?

French TV channel bans short-film of children with Down Syndrome. Judges uphold decision saying it was an attack on women conscience.

IRC Assists Immigrant Refugees To Adjust To Life In America

School Age  8 November '16

Children With Sleep Apnea At Risk Of Developing Depression, Anxiety & Suicidal Thoughts

Experts found that sleep apnea increases children's risks of developing depression, anxiety, and suicidal thoughts. Certain kids are more likely to have sleep apnea.

31-Year-Old Woman Becomes First Preschool Teacher With Down Syndrome

SPED Kids  1 November '16

Teacher With Down Syndrome Proves That Everything Is Possible

An assistant teacher defied the norm as she proves that everything is possible.

7 Inspirational People With Down Syndrome

SPED Kids  31 October '16

Down Syndrome Awareness Month: These People With Special Needs Are Making A Big Difference And Changing Down Syndrome Perception

They are not letting their condition hinder them from achieving their dreams, nor are they letting society dictate what they can and cannot do. Meet these amazing individuals!

Palin Campaigns In Pittsburgh-Area

Pregnancy  25 October '16

Down Syndrome & Pregnancy: Are Under-35 women More Prone To Conceiving Babies With Down Syndrome?

Older women have a higher risk but research shows that majority of children with Down Syndrome are born to women aged 35 or under.

Here I Am: Behind the scenes

SPED Kids  24 October '16

Down Syndrome [UPDATES]: Offensive Quote No More? How A Music Remixer With Down Syndrome Turns An Insulting Quote Into A Positive Message

Casey Rochell overturned a disgusting quote deriding people with down-syndrome. The world has clearly leapt far ahead.

Down Syndrome

Down Syndrome  16 October '16

Watch How A Little Girl Explain Why Having Down Syndrome Is Special [VIDEO]

A little girl, who knows that she has Down Syndrome, says she’s special because of it.

Palin Campaigns In Pittsburgh-Area

Down Syndrome  4 October '16

Couple With Down Syndrome Have Dreams Of Starting A Family, Here's Why Their Parents Are Discouraging Them

Their parents are supportive of their relationship, which has been going on for six years. Unfortunately, they can't get by with the couple's desire to have children.

New York City Hosts First Annual Disability Pride Parade

Down Syndrome  18 August '16

Special Needs News: Honorary Cheerleader With Down Syndrome Allowed On The Field After Online Controversy

The special needs student will now participate in cheering for Calhoun High School on the field.


Family ♥ Story  13 July '16

[VIDEO] Inspiring Mom, Katie Driscoll, Is Changing Perception About Kids With Down Syndrome; Here's What She Did!

One mom's movement has generated a positive impact on children with Down syndrome.

New York City Hosts First Annual Disability Pride Parade

Down Syndrome  7 July '16

Indiana Court Stops Law Prohibiting Abortion Of Fetuses With Down Syndrome

A law preventing abortion of of fetuses witth Down Syndrome has been stopped by an Indiana court.


Down Syndrome  29 June '16

Mother Pens Emotional Letter That Goes Viral, Talks About Son With Down Syndrome Not Being Invited to a Birthday Party

A mother penned a letter on Facebook talking about her son being excluded to a birthday party.

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