Down Syndrome Answers – A video series of people with Down syndrome answering common questions

This is just great. A video series of people with Down syndrome answering the most common questions people have about Down syndrome.  Questions include, can a person with Down syndrome get married and what causes Down syndrome. This series of videos has been put together by the Canadian Down Syndrome Society.  Nice to see people with … Continue reading

Tough Love, Australian Story

Recently, ABC’s Australian Story program featured a story, Tough Love, about Taylor and Michael, a young couple who both have down syndrome and want nothing more than to get married and have children.   At the heart of this story is a complex journey for the two young people and their families, both families want what’s … Continue reading

Blind photographer who covered the Rio Paralypmics

You hear more and more about people with disabilities leading typical lives and not living within the limitations placed on them by either their disability or by others who sometimes have very low expectations for them. One such person, 42-year-old, Joao Maia da Silva, who has been blind since his late twenties, was one of the … Continue reading