Down syndrome is the term for a set of cognitive and physical symptoms that can result from having an extra copy or part of a copy of chromosome 21.
A high-school student at a Unified School in Senegal shares the impact Special Olympics programming has made on her cousin with Down syndrome.2 Min Read
100 schools in Romania come together to spread awareness about Down Syndrome and intellectual disabilities.3 Min Read
Thea Weinert loves to do backflips. The 12-year-old especially loves it when her teammates at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill help her. “I love to hang out with the girls,” Weinert says. “Gymnastics is one of my favorite sports because of the girls—and it just makes me happy seeing them.”2 Min Read
The following is an excerpt by The Washington Post from the article titled, For World Down Syndrome Day, meet 3 young people who dream big and achieve.1 Min Read
When Fahsai Saejang was born, her diagnosis—Down Syndrome and a hole in her heart—came as a shock.1 Min Read