Puerto Rican model Sofia Jirau just proved that nothing is impossible if you work hard enough for your dreams. She did not treat her condition as a hindrance to doing what she loves to do, rather she embraced it. And now, she has made history when she became the first model with Down Syndrome to […]
One woman from Boston, Massachusetts, has turned her passion for baking into a business to create more jobs for persons with disabilities. Collette Divitto, 30, runs Collettey’s, a successful business that delivers thousands of cookies and dog treats every week to customers across the United States. But life has not always been smooth sailing for […]
Grace Strobel, a model with Down syndrome who has experienced bullying for her disability, is the newest face of a skincare brand in the United States.
A young boy with Down syndrome earned admiration online for comforting his upset classmate, who has autism, with a hug in a classroom in Mexico.
To raise awareness about World Down Syndrome Day last March 21, moms and their children came together to create a heartwarming “Carpool Karaoke” video. In the video, fifty mothers and their children who have Down Syndrome lip synced and performed Christina Perri’s “A Thousand Years” through Makaton — a form of sign language that also […]