Spread the Word

Melissa on stage with a medal draped around her neck speaking at SOMA's 50th Anniversary in 2018.
Melissa Reilly has never let her disability determine what she can and cannot do. Born with Down syndrome, Reilly defies stereotypes every day through sport, leadership and employment, exemplifying the value people with intellectual disabilities bring to all facets of life.
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A group of unified students promoting Spread the Word
Practice Inclusion: End the Use of the R-Word
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One individual hugging another
The cast of A&E’s reality series “Born This Way” is breaking barriers as one of the most inclusive shows on television.
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