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Man teaches students with Down’s Syndrome how to play music – Metro

When was the last time you saw a musician with Down’s Syndrome? Sadly we don’t see a…

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Mum writes beautifully honest ‘review’ of her daughter with Down’s Syndrome – Metro

A woman has taken to Facebook to write an honest ‘review’ of her daughter, who has Down’s…

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Down’s syndrome woman Ashleigh Callaway denied visa for Australia unless she takes medical tests – Kent Online

A young woman with Down’s Syndrome has been told she cannot visit her father in Australia unless…

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Mum’s disgust as bus passenger tells son, 4, with Down’s Syndrome to ‘shut up’ in abuse – Hull Daily Mail

A Beverley mum is outraged after claiming her son with Down’s Syndrome was abused on a bus…

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People don’t expect to see a girl with Down’s Syndrome cycling for her country, but I do it proudly – Metro

I’m Ella, I’m 16 years old, and this week I’m flying to Abu Dhabi as part of…

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Flash mob at Martlesham Tesco for World Down’s Syndrome Day – Ipswich Star

There were plenty of smiles on the faces of shoppers at a Suffolk Tesco at the weekend,…

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Rochester Down Syndrome model melts hearts in adverts for brands including Mothercare – Daily Mail

A four-year-old boy with Down’s syndrome dubbed ‘Smiley Riley’ by his parents has been melting hearts as…

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Kentucky House passes bill to ban abortions on babies with Down syndrome – Life Site

Following the advancement of multiple pro-life proposals, the Kentucky House voted this week to pass legislation that…

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Flash mob at Martlesham Tesco for World Down’s Syndrome Day – Ipswich Star

At the Martlesham store’s peak shopping time of 2pm on Saturday, a large crowd stopped their trollies…

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Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson sends message to girl with Down’s syndrome – BBC News

The father of a girl with Down’s syndrome said it was “really cool” for actor Dwayne “The…

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Little Frankie, who has more than 17,500 fans, is helping to change attitudes towards Down’s Syndrome – Daily Echo

WHEN Donna Jackson set up a Facebook page about her daughter, Frankie, it was aimed at friends…

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Joy son with Down’s syndrome has brought impossible to quantify: Singer inspired to make first solo single – Belfast Telegraph

April 26, 2019 is a big date in singer-songwriter Cormac Neeson’s upcoming calendar: it’s the day that…

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Cheshire charity’s initiative to promote better inclusion for children with Down’s Syndrome – The Chester Standard

A PROJECT that aims to increase inclusion for children with Down’s syndrome (DS) and improve their health…

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Project boosts communication for children with Down’s Syndrome – Charity Today News

A project that aims to increase inclusion for children with Down’s syndrome (DS) and improve their health…

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Nonverbal 8-Year-Old Girl with Down Syndrome Sings Her Way into Homeless Man’s Heart – The Epoch Times

Actions speak louder than words; that’s how the old adage goes. And for one sweet girl from…

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Parents set up life changing cafe in Leeds for people with down’s syndrome to be paid to work – Daily Mail

A cafe set up to offer people with Down’s syndrome and other learning disabilities the opportunity to…

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This Powerful Video Proves That People With Down Syndrome Can Achieve Their Dreams – Health.com

People with Down syndrome have to deal with a lot of misconceptions about what they can and…

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Endocannabinoid system, a target to improve cognitive disorders in models of Down syndrome – Science Daily

A study by the Neuropharmacology Laboratory-NeuroPhar of the Department of Experimental and Health Sciences (DCEXS) at UPF…

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Single mother reveals her heartbreak of raising one-in-a-million twins with Down’s syndrome – Daily Mail

A single mother has revealed the heartbreak of raising one-in-a-million twins with Down’s syndrome and wishes she…

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This Couple with Down Syndrome Proves Love Has No Limits – Reader’s Digest

For years, Kris Scharoun-­DeForge had a Valentine’s Day routine she celebrated like clockwork with her husband, Paul…

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Boy with Down Syndrome helps take care of his three disabled brothers – Daily Mail

A little boy from Bulgaria who has Down’s Syndrome has bonded with his new American family by…

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Festival will get those with Down’s syndrome sporty – Devon Live

Youngsters with Down’s syndrome have the chance to try a variety of sports thanks to festival taking…

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Mother of Kate Grant says she is ‘paving the way’ for models with Down’s syndrome and disabilities – Daily Mail

A pageant queen with Down’s Syndrome has ambitions to be a supermodel and has no doubt that…

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Down Syndrome charity to open permanent café and gallery in Leeds following successful trial – Leeds Live

A charity that helps youngsters in Leeds with Down Syndrome to forge a pathway into work is…

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Tyrone model Kate wants to be world’s first supermodel with Down’s Syndrome – Belfast Telegraph

A Northern Ireland woman says she is setting her sights on becoming the world’s first supermodel with…

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Northern Ireland’s first Down’s Syndrome model Kate Grant becomes Benefit ambassador – Daily Mail

Beauty Queen Kate Grant, who became the first person with Down’s syndrome to win a pageant last…

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Season for Sharing: Aging with Down syndrome – AZ Central

Debbie Lemon has always been protective of her little sister. Part of it was their age difference —…

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Derby pub’s ‘sign-a-long’ for boy with Down’s syndrome – BBC News

Regulars and staff at a pub have performed a “sign-a-long” of a five-year-old boy’s favourite song. They used…

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Caernarfon woman gives insight into day in her working life as an apprentice at Ysbyty Gwynedd – North Wales Chronicle

A YOUNG woman from Gwynedd who has Down Syndrome has given an insight into a day in…

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Call the Midwife actress to become first person with Down’s Syndrome to gain honorary doctorate in a UK university – Nottinghamshire Live

An inspirational actor and campaigner will become the first person with Down’s Syndrome to be awarded an…

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Help Down Syndrome students reach their full potential – Northglen News

A LOCAL Public Benefit Organisation (PBO) is pleading with the community for help. The SEAL Academy @Tap…

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Parents of Seal Beach child with Down syndrome design toys promoting inclusivity – OC Register

Mayra and Roberto Contreras never imagined that, after years of medical school, they would wind up in…

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Celtic fan to share moving story of growing up with Down’s syndrome on Children In Need – Scottish Daily Record

An inspiring teenager will share his story of growing up with Down’s syndrome on Children In Need…

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Children in Need: Music helps children with Down’s syndrome – BBC News

The Down Syndrome Development Trust runs music therapy sessions for children in Brighton. The charity receives funding from…

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7 Things A Person With Down Syndrome Wished You Knew – The Good Men Project

October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month, but I’ve been aware of it for almost my whole life….

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Call the Midwife actress Sarah Gordy is first woman with Down’s syndrome to receive MBE – HELLO!

Actress Sarah Gordy, who fans will know and love from shows including Call The Midwife and Upstairs…

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Boy with Down’s Syndrome thrilled when 50 trick-or-treaters show up after mum’s appeal – Metro

A mum’s heartfelt appeal for trick-or-treaters to visit her disabled son on Halloween led to dozens of…

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Woman with Down syndrome opens up about living with the disorder – 9 Honey

October was Down’s Syndrome Awareness Month, giving people the chance to celebrate and honour the abilities and…

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Down’s syndrome: Advice scrapped after criticism – BBC News

A leaflet for pregnant women who opt for Down’s syndrome screening has been scrapped after it was…

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First lobbyist with Down syndrome advocates for the differently abled – euronews

Several years ago, Kayla McKeon was at a church festival with her parents when she bumped into…

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Chipotle Donating Half Of Sales Today For Down Syndrome – CBS Denver

The Global Down Syndrome Foundation teamed up with Chipotle to help raise money for Down syndrome research…

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Women With Down Syndrome Made Honorary Flight Attendants – The Mighty

Tracy Sharp, a woman with Down syndrome, wanted to be a flight attendant. In August, her dream…

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Madeline Stuart on Modelling With Down Syndrome: “There’s Never Been a Second I Thought I Couldn’t Do It” – POPSUGAR UK

At just 21 years old (and only a few years into her modelling career), Madeline Stuart has…

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Qantas passenger abuses girl, six, with Down syndrome and reducing another disabled woman to tears – as radio host Ray Hadley texts the airlines’ boss to ensure the ‘grub’ is banned from flying for life – Daily Mail

A six-year-old girl with Down syndrome was subjected to a disgusting verbal tirade on board a Qantas…

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This millennial won’t let Down syndrome stop him from running a million-dollar sock business – CNBC

John Cronin graduated from high school with uninspiring prospects for a job, so he pitched the idea…

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Dakota Johnson and Heather Graham go glam for good at the Global Down Syndrome Foundation’s fashion show – Daily Mail

Some of Hollywood’s most well-known stars headed to Denver this weekend to strut their stuff in the…

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How this 22-year-old with Down syndrome built a multimillion-dollar business off his love of crazy socks – CNBC

In a small warehouse in Melville, New York — a town located on Long Island — dozens…

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Little Boy With Down’s Syndrome Serves In His ‘Favourite Shop’ At Tesco – LADbible

Proving that the world isn’t a total write-off, a manager at a supermarket let a little boy…

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Kind Tesco manager lets boy with Down’s syndrome ‘work’ on till after spotting dad struggling – Mirror.co.uk

A boy’s dreams came true when he was allowed to get behind a till in his ‘favourite…

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Emma and her dad win best fundraisers award as Down’s syndrome support group scoops three gongs – The Chester Standard

A Cheshire charity that supports more than 150 children with Down’s syndrome and their families is celebrating…

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Watch viral video that’s changing attitudes to Down’s syndrome – Stroud News and Journal

A STROUD parent has set out to help create a world where negative and outdated perceptions of…

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10 Inspirational people with Down syndrome who smashed records and expectations – Aleteia EN

Down Syndrome Awareness Month is officially in October, but any time is a good time to honor…

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Down’s Syndrome model steals the show at London Kids Fashion Week – Belfast Telegraph

A mother who discovered her IVF baby had Down’s Syndrome an hour after her birth – then…

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It’s Down Syndrome Awareness Month, the perfect time to celebrate these trailblazing stars – Yahoo News

October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month, the perfect time to honor these celebrity trailblazers. Born in 1990, Lauren…

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Those with Down’s Syndrome are a wee light of hope and we’re lucky to have them – Scottish Daily Record

Allow me to introduce you to a couple of friends of mine. They’re the kind of people everyone…

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Store praised for helping boy with genetic disorder – BBC News

Supermarket staff have won praise from the father of a 10-year-old boy after allowing his son to…

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Man with Down’s Syndrome gets his dream job as a scaffolder – Metro

A man with Down’s Syndrome is living his dream after a building firm took him on as…

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Hertford artist with Down Syndrome takes step closer to dream of being full-time artist as she exhibits at Manchester Art Fair – Hertfordshire Mercury

An artist from Hertford who has Down Syndrome is one step closer to her dream of being…

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‘Heights are scary’ – scaffolder with Down’s syndrome – BBC News

If you have a fear of heights, there are certain jobs you might want to avoid. But that…

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‘We are overcoming boundaries’: Inside the Istanbul cafe staffed by Down syndrome workers – euronews

When teenage waiter Evren serves customers at Istanbul’s Smile Cafe, he always has one request. “I say to…

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The 23-year-old busting myths about Down’s syndrome – BBC News

A 23-year-old with Down’s syndrome has told BBC Radio 5 Live that people’s misconceptions about the condition…

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Coventry family go viral with Down’s Syndrome music video – Coventry Live

After their last video had more than four million hits on YouTube, three Coventry mums are back…

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Portsmouth charity launches new pack to help parents of children with Down syndrome – The News

NEW parents and medical professionals will benefit from a pack talking about Down syndrome. Portsmouth Down Syndrome…

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Sussex family star in Down’s Syndrome awareness film – ITV News

A mother and son from Sussex are featuring in a new video to mark Down’s Syndrome Awareness…

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50 families release second tear-jerking video with their Down’s Syndrome Children – ITV News

50 families and their children, all of whom have Down’s Syndrome, have released a second online video…

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Down Syndrome No Obstacle for 21-Year-Old Model – Voice of America

It’s Fashion Week season, and major cities around the world are gearing up to show off the…

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Family stars in Down’s Syndrome campaign to share positive message – Andover Advertiser

AN ANDOVER little girl and her family are playing a starring role in an online video to…

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Sutton mum and daughter star in Down’s Syndrome Youtube campaign – Mansfield Chad

A Sutton mum and her three year old daughter star in a viral campaign to change perceptions…

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President Trump affirms right to life of Down syndrome babies in powerful statement – Lifesite

The Trump administration will continue to affirm the equal rights and dignity of children with Down syndrome,…

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Mocked Everton fan with Down’s syndrome meets players – BBC News

An Everton fan with Down’s syndrome was invited to meet players and train with squad after being…

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Eastbourne seafront walk for children with Down’s Syndrome – Eastbourne Herald

Eastbourne Down’s Syndrome Support Group is hosting a sponsored walk this Sunday (September 30) to raise money…

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Former Doncaster mum and daughter star in viral Down’s Syndrome social media campaign – Doncaster Today

A mum, formerly from Doncaster, and her three year old daughter star in a viral campaign to…

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What it’s like being a drag queen with Down’s Syndrome – Pink News

Otto describes life as a drag performer as being very similar to that of a superhero—”By day…

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Youngster to star in Down’s Syndrome awareness music video – Wigan Today

A five-year-old girl is set to appear in a new music video which promotes a more positive…

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My twin has Down syndrome: 22-year-olds describe what life is like sharing everything except one chromosome – Daily Mail

A pair of twins are among the rarest in the world because one of them was born…

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October is Down’s Syndrome Awareness month – Love Andover

Local Andover Mum , Donna Jackson has told us all about the #wouldntchangeathing project. October is Down’s…

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9 People with Down syndrome who are changing the world – Aleteia EN

For too long, society has viewed people with Down syndrome as being incapable of living successful lives….

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Parents of boy, 7, with Down’s syndrome are raffling off £1.75m London flat because he can’t get down stairs – The Sun

THE parents of a boy with Down’s syndrome are raffling off their luxury £1.75m London flat…

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This model with Down’s syndrome is breaking barriers at New York Fashion Week – BBC Three

It’s no secret that the fashion world is lagging behind when it comes to diversity. Models, in particular,…

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Parents of boy with Down’s syndrome raffling off their luxury £1.75m flat – Evening Times

The parents of a boy with severe Down’s syndrome are raffling off their luxury £1.75m London flat…

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Actress SLAPS TV audience member who criticised her Down Syndrome son and said she shouldn’t have IVF at 49 because ‘society does not need another sick child’ – Daily Mail

A Russian actress physically assaulted a female audience member during a chat show after the other woman…

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‘It’s my biggest dream’: Madeline Stuart, 21, hopes to make history as the first model with Down Syndrome to storm the Victoria’s Secret runway – Daily Mail

At just 21 years of age, Madeline Stuart has rubbed shoulders with some of the fashion industry’s…

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Teen with Down syndrome challenging perception of beauty – Runcorn and Widnes World

A YOUNG teenager is striking her best pose to help spread awareness about Down syndrome. Jessica Williams, 14,…

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Attleborough teenager with Down’s syndrome overcomes prejudice to star in BBC sitcom – Eastern Daily Press

From then on acting professionally became the dream but on his journey he has faced prejudice once…

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At New York Fashion Week, a model with Down’s syndrome will remind us all that her life is not a tragedy – The Independent

I’ve always enjoyed gawping at models. At university, I shared a room with a fellow student called…

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Birmingham photographer challenges Down’s syndrome image – BBC News

Nicole Perkins works as a teaching assistant at a Birmingham school for children with learning difficulties. Through her…

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‘This is melting my heart!’ The Undateables fans gush over couple with Down’s syndrome who instantly hit it off on the show – and hail cheeky charmer James as an ‘absolute geezer’ – Daily Mail

Fans of The Undateables viewers have been gushing over a couple with Down’s syndrome who hit it…

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Teenage actor with Down’s syndrome to star alongside the biggest names in comedy tonight – Eastern Daily Press

Thomas Smith, aged 16, from Attleborough, will be starring in tonight’s episode which airs at 8.30pm alongside…

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Spanish model with Down’s syndrome is toast of New York Fashion Week – iNews

A 21-year old with Down’s syndrome has modelled in New York Fashion Week as part of a…

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‘She is shouting out that beauty is everywhere and in everyone’: Model with Down syndrome, 21, walks in eight shows at New York Fashion Week – including one for her own label – Daily Mail

At just 21 years of age Madeline Stuart has rubbed shoulders with some of the fashion industry’s…

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Life insurer sold policy to man with Down’s syndrome using cold call tactics – The Guardian

An Australian insurance company sold life insurance to a young man with Down’s syndrome after calling him…

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Essex Boys Barbers offer cheap haircuts for Down’s Syndrome customers – Essex Live

‘Why shouldn’t people with Down’s Syndrome be able to go out and get their haircut like everyone…

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New York Fashion Week 2018: Model with Down’s syndrome walks the runway – The Independent

A young model with Down’s syndrome has fulfilled her childhood dream of modelling at New York Fashion…

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Preston mum’s fraud fears after £1,200 order for sensory equipment for Down Syndrome twins ‘vanishes’ – Lancashire Evening Post

A mum of two disabled boys says she feels ‘physically sick’ after money raised for the youngsters…

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Manchester pilot for Down’s syndrome running club – BBC News

A running club for people with Down’s syndrome has been set up in Manchester. The group in Didsbury…

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The two gorgeous Welsh primary schoolchildren with Down’s Syndrome modelling for M&S – Wales Online

They may be not even be 10 years old but these two Welsh children are taking the…

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Parents of daughter with Down’s syndrome adopt boy with same condition – Metro

Children with Down’s syndrome are often hard to place into adopted homes. The husband and wife, from…

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Woman with Down syndrome gets dream of becoming flight attendant – Action News Jax

A few months ago, a friendship was born more than 30,000 feet in the air, thousands of…

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A man with Down syndrome pretended to be robbed — to help the police – Washington Post

Elaina Camacho had threatened to slit her wrists and had locked her bedroom door when a Howard…

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The Barcelona studio for designers with Down’s syndrome and autism – Positive.News

People with intellectual disabilities often approach creativity in unique ways. José María Batalla, founder of La Casa…

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Jamie Foxx ‘learned how to live’ from sister with Down’s syndrome – Hollywood.com

Jamie Foxx believes he “learned how to live” from his younger sister Deondra Dixon, who has Down’s…

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Heartwarming moment an IHOP server gifted a man with Down syndrome a ‘Captain America’ name tag after he said that was his name – Daily Mail

A server at a Texas IHOP restaurant made one man with Down syndrome’s feel extra special when…

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Heart melting moment a father, 88, is reunited with his down syndrome son, 53, after a spending a week apart for the first time ever – Daily Mail

Heart melting footage shows the moment a father is reunited with his son who has Down Syndrome…

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This Morning viewers’ hearts melts over incredible story of beauty queen winner with Down’s Syndrome – Metro

Kate Grant is hoping to raise awareness for young people with special needs, after winning a global…

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Teenager Becomes First Person With Down’s Syndrome To Win World Beauty Pageant – Pretty 52

A Northern Ireland teenager has become the first person with Down’s syndrome to win a world beauty…

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Family of Down syndrome man launch lawsuit against care home where he received fatal injuries after getting in a fight over a Halloween candy bar – Daily Mail

The family of a man with Down syndrome who died after a fight over Halloween candy have…

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Little boy with Down’s syndrome wows Gateshead shoppers – BBC News

Shoppers in Blaydon applauded when a five-year-old boy stole the limelight from a busker by joining him…

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World champion swimmer with Down’s syndrome proves anything is possible – Chronicle Live

A teenager with Down’s syndrome has done Britain proud after becoming a swimming world champion. Ellen Stephenson, 14,…

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Teen with Down’s syndrome wins an international beauty pageant for the first time ever – The indy100

Kate Grant was crowned winner at Teen Ultimate Beauty of the World pageant – the first ever…

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Welcome to one of the country’s first Down’s Syndrome running clubs – ITV News

One of the first runnings groups specifically set up for people with Down’s syndrome is taking off…

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Girl With Down Syndrome Inspires Mom to Start Photo Shoots for Disabled Kids – Inside Edition

Jordan Grace MacKeigan, a model with Down syndrome, was discovered thanks to a non-profit, “Changing the Face…

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Pensioner with Down’s syndrome prepares to celebrate his 72nd birthday after surviving for FIVE TIMES his life expectancy – Daily Mail

A pensioner with Down’s syndrome is looking forward to celebrating his 72nd birthday after defying doctors and…

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‘He’s always wanted to be one of the boys’: Heartwarming moment a teenage boy with Down syndrome scores a try during a first grade rugby league game – Daily Mail

This is the moment a young boy with Down syndrome fulfilled his dreams by scoring an astonishing…

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Phoenix pair are in record-breaking, medal-winning form at the Down Syndrome World Championships – Gazette

COLCHESTER Phoenix swimmers Helen Thompson and Mark Holmes produced record-breaking, medal-winning performances at the Down Syndrome World…

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Down Syndrome Association Pantomime Troupe debuts ‘Greased Lightning’ – Houston Chronicle

Dressed head to toe in black, the greaser struts in with a cardboard boombox, pausing to run…

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Meet the high-powered Washington lobbyist with Down syndrome – CBS News

Kayla McKeon may be Washington’s most unlikely powerbroker. As the first registered lobbyist with Down Syndrome, the…

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Weekly tennis sessions for people with Down’s syndrome launched in Shropshire – Shropshire Live

An initiative of DSActive, which delivers sport for people with Down’s syndrome across England and Wales, the…

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Married Down’s syndrome couple choose 23rd anniversary cards for each other – only to get heartwarming surprise – Mirror.co.uk

After more than two decades of wedded bliss and countless special moments, it’s safe to say most…

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Schoolgirl with Downs Syndrome forges successful modelling career age SEVEN – and has already posed for Cbeebies and Disney – Daily Mail

A seven-year-old girl born with Down Syndrome is building a successful child modelling career. Grace Isabella Wharton…

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Time to saddle up for Down Syndrome Ireland – Irish Examiner

Karen Murray talks to a fundraiser who has personal reasons for getting on his bike to help…

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Teen model with Down’s syndrome wins Ultimate Beauty title – Mid Ulster Mail

Kate Grant is “on cloud nine” after becoming the first girl with Down syndrome to win the…

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Society must ‘start valuing those with Down’s syndrome’ – Scottish Catholic Observer

Church joins Catholic mothers in call for discussion on human rights of disabled Catholic mothers have said it…

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Young man with Down’s Syndrome carrying a toy gun shot dead by police – Evening Standard

A young man with Down’s Syndrome and autism has died after being shot by police in Sweden…

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Big Brother Gets Tattoo Of Little Brother With Down’s Syndrome On Arm, He Absolutely Loves It – LADbible

Because this young man with Down’s syndrome reacted in the most amazing way when he saw his…

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Teenager with Down’s Syndrome crowned Ultimate Beauty of the World – Belfast Live

Meet the Northern Ireland teenager with Down’s Syndrome crowned Ultimate Beauty of the World. Kate Grant, 19, took…

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Heartwarming photo of a Doctor Who fan with Down’s syndrome hugging Christopher Eccleston goes viral – as his brother reveals he was ‘on cloud nine’ after meeting his hero – Daily Mail

A heartwarming photograph of a Doctor Who fan with Down’s syndrome’s meeting with his hero Christopher Eccleston…

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Family adopted nine Down’s Syndrome children and wouldn’t change it for anything – Metro

A family from Derbyshire who always knew they wanted to help those in care have adopted nine…

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Award winning campaign sets out to change Down Syndrome laws – The Weekly SOURCE

This campaign is the definition of breaking barriers. The goal – to change a law The message – people…

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The World Down Syndrome Congress comes to Glasgow – BBC News

The latest research surrounding Down’s syndrome will be the focus of a global event beginning in Glasgow. The…

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My Son Is Not ‘Special’ Simply Because He Has Down Syndrome – The Mighty

My son and I waited in line to go down a waterslide for his first time; he…

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My Child With Down Syndrome Was Also Diagnosed With Cerebral Palsy – The Mighty

I’ve unpacked most of our luggage from vacation. Laundry and dishwasher are both running. I’m now sitting…

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Monmouth teenager chosen for Team GB at Down Syndrome World Swimming Championships – ITV News

A teenager from Monmouth is the only person from Wales to have been chosen to represent Team…

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Mum describes joy of having one-in-a-million twins with Down’s Syndrome – Metro

A mum-of-five has beaten the odds of one-in-a-million to give birth to twins with Down’s Syndrome –…

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Mother-of-five says her one-in-a million twin daughters who BOTH have Down’s Syndrome have ‘enriched’ her life – Daily Mail

A mother-of-five has described how her life has been ‘enriched’ by her twin daughters, who both have…

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Identical Twin Toddlers With Down Syndrome Already Have a Modeling Contract – Inside Edition

Hannah and Rachel may only be 18 months old, but the British twins, who have Down syndrome,…

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Down Syndrome Reality Show Up For Emmys – Disability Scoop

A reality television show focusing on the lives of those with Down syndrome is in the running…

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Inspiring woman who is one of few Scots with Down Syndrome to hold down full-time job tells others ‘you can live a normal life’ – The Scottish Sun

CATERING assistant Sam Ross is aiming to inspire others with Down Syndrome into the world of work. The…

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Girl, nine, with Down syndrome has her tongue cut out by Bolivian sex attacker to stop her telling anyone she had been raped – Daily Mail

A nine-year-old girl with Down syndrome was reportedly raped and had her tongue cut out so she…

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World Down Syndrome Conference is coming to Glasgow – Glasgow Live

The World Down Syndrome Conference is coming to Glasgow this month. The event is coming to the UK…

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Brothers spread positive message about Down’s Syndrome – BBC News

Two brothers are making a documentary about siblings and Down’s Syndrome. Nick Bourne’s younger brother Alex has Down’s…

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Families and their Down’s Syndrome children score another winner with World Cup ‘Three Lions’ video – ITV News

Stars of a heart-warming video that went viral have done it again ahead of England’s semi-final World…

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WNY musician with down syndrome inspires people around the world – WIVB-TV News 4

Sujeet Desai eats, sleeps, and breathes music. “I practice at least 3 hours everyday,” said Sujeet Desai,…

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“It’s a beautiful thing”: Mum’s pride as couple with Down’s syndrome celebrate 23 YEARS of marriage – Mirror.co.uk

A mum has revealed her joy as her daughter and son-in-law who both have Down’s syndrome celebrate…

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Pop up opera created by writer with Down Syndrome – Watford Observer

Max Lewis is a writer and director who has Down Syndrome and has spent most of his…

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Halifax town crier makes history as first in Canada with Down syndrome – Toronto Star

When Will Brewer was walking in the Halifax Pride parade with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau last summer,…

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Family fight stigma around Down’s syndrome diagnosis after miracle baby Eilidh defies odds – Scottish Daily Record

David and Lynn Patterson were shocked when a doctor told them having a child with Down’s syndrome…

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Scientists Spot Gene Linking Down Syndrome, Early Alzheimer’s – Health Day

British researchers are zeroing in on the genes that they believe are responsible for early onset Alzheimer’s…

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Nurse, 32, gives birth to ‘one in a million’ twins, one of whom has Down’s syndrome – Daily Mail

A proud mother has spoken of her pride after welcoming a set of one-in-a-million twin girls; one…

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Trump confidant accused of mocking story of Down’s syndrome girl taken from mother at border – Telegraph.co.uk

A former campaign manager for Donald Trump provoked an angry backlash on Tuesday night by apparently dismissing…

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Genetic link discovered between Alzheimer’s and Down Syndrome could pave way for future treatment – The Economic Times

Genes linking Alzheimer’s and Down syndrome have been discovered, a new research has claimed. Scientists from The…

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What happened when some young kids met a woman with Down syndrome – Aleteia EN

There’s power in personal interaction. It’s one thing to know a few facts about a condition; it’s another…

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Will people with Down syndrome unlock the mystery of Alzheimer’s disease? – ABC News

Michael Clayburgh has a long family history of Alzheimer’s and his grandfather died from the disease. Clayburgh is…

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Woman with Down’s syndrome had ‘faeces-caked’ catheter left inside her by care home staff before she died – Mirror.co.uk

A woman with Down’s syndrome had a dirty catheter left inside her by care home staff before…

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Glasgow dancer with Down’s syndrome to speak at world congress – STV News

An inspirational dancer from Glasgow is set to take part in the biggest Down’s syndrome congress in…

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Pope Francis says having an abortion after pre-natal tests such as Down’s Syndrome screenings is ‘the same thing as Nazis pursuing a pure race’ – Daily Mail

Pope Francis declared having an abortion after finding birth defects in an unborn child was just as…

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Leisure centre cleaner with Down’s syndrome, 47, who was sacked from his £30-a-week post but told he could carry on as a volunteer wins job back after public outcry – Daily Mail

A cleaner with Down’s syndrome who was fired from his position at a leisure centre has been…

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Worker with Down’s syndrome sacked from £30-a-week role and told to volunteer is given job back after outcry – Mirror.co.uk

A man with Down’s syndrome who was sacked from his £30-a-week role at a leisure centre has…

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Care home manager failed to stop abuse of man with Down’s syndrome who was trapped in a chair and kept awake with banging pots – Wales Online

An adult care home manager allowed vulnerable residents to be ill-treated and abused, a fitness to practise…

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Teen with Down syndrome speaks out after being cyberbullied in viral tweet – Wreg.com

viral tweet is ticking off a lot of people, including 17-year-old Ameera Peterson, who has Down…

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Graduate with Down syndrome steals the show by jumping across stage in excitement – CBS News

Video of an extra-excited high school graduate named Carlos Neria is going viral online. Carlos, also known…

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Down’s syndrome lad inspires new boxing class after going toe-to-toe with his own brother – Gloucestershire Live

One man has been inspired to set up a boxing group for adults with learning disabilities after…

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‘It is just one aspect of him’ The changing attitudes to people with Down’s Syndrome – ITV News

Anniversaries are the chance for us to reflect on the past and the changes which have taken…

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The Moment A Boy With Down’s Syndrome Saw Himself In An M&S Ad Shows Why Representing Disability Matters – HuffPost UK

When Lucus Evans spotted himself on a poster for school uniform he gave his mum a big…

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Drag Syndrome: Inside the UK’s first Down’s syndrome drag night – ITV News

The UK’s first drag event featuring performers with Down’s syndrome will pave the way for more inclusivity…

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Dancing Barista With Down Syndrome Speechless After Surprise Promotion – Inside Edition

Trevor Johnson got the surprise of his life at his barista job at Bitty & Beau’s Coffee…

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Abi Brydon on how acting with Down’s Syndrome is far from a disability – The Scotsman

A new play about a young woman with Down’s Syndrome, currently touring Scotland, explores the subject of…

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Family is forced apart after mouldy Bude flat lands child with Down’s syndrome in hospital – Cornwall Live

A mum from Cornwall has said that her family has been broken up after she was forced…

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The first Washington lobbyist with Down syndrome – BBC News

Kayla McKeon’s job on Capitol Hill gives her independence – now she’s pushing US politicians to help…

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What’s it like having a sibling with Down’s syndrome? – Eagle Radio

Two brothers from Farnham are on a mission to create a documentary on what it’s like to…

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Down’s Syndrome Family Support Group get £7,000 cash boost – Grimsby Live

Another local charity has received a major boost from Lincolnshire Housing Partnership following a year of dedicated…

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Gary Barlow meets Derby fan with Down’s syndrome – BBC News

An 18-year-old boy with Down’s syndrome got the birthday present of his dreams when he met hero…

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Boy with Down’s Syndrome learnt to walk thanks to ballet classes – Daily Mail

Great British Bake Off star Candice Brown led the praise for a six-year-old boy with Down’s Syndrome…

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Chilean Church opens greenhouse to employ youth with Down syndrome – Catholic News Agency

The Archdiocese of Concepcion in Chile has begun construction on a greenhouse to grow vegetables, a new…

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Funding will expand sports programme for adults and children with Down’s syndrome – Charity Today News

A national charity has received over £100,000 to expand its sports programme for people with Down’s syndrome…

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Man turns £7k Jaguar into custom-built £120k ‘supercar’ for his son with Down’s Syndrome – The Independent

A cabinet maker has transformed an old Jaguar sports car into a “supercar” he hopes will help…

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Living with a child with Down’s syndrome – BBC News

“Living with a child with Down’s syndrome is exactly the same as living with our children who…

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New Wales Down’s syndrome test ‘to cut miscarriage risk’ – BBC News

Pregnant women in Wales are to become the first in the UK to receive a non-invasive test…

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Kirkcudbright mum set to brave fear of heights with abseil for Down’s Syndrome Scotland – Scottish Daily Record

A mum is preparing to brave her fear of heights in aid of the cause closest to…

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Teen’s ‘promposal’ to best friend with Down syndrome goes viral – KTRK-TV

Prom season is here and some people really go over the top to ask for dates. They are…

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Couple creates bow ties to help benefit children with Down syndrome – WBAL Baltimore

Nathan and Emily Begnaud found out that their son Max had Down syndrome just before his birth…

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Working to give people with Down syndrome a meaningful job – Irish Times

Giving children with Down syndrome the opportunity to go to mainstream schools, by providing the right supports,…

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Harry’s Game – the boy with Down’s Syndrome who’s an award-winning football coach – The Northern Echo

GIRLS’ Football Week gets underway today and there’s one female team in the North-East that’s luckier than…

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My daughter has Down’s syndrome and I wouldn’t change a thing – Metro

When Sarah was born 26 years ago, my wife Alison and I were in a state of…

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Girl with Down’s Syndrome takes inspiring pictures of others with condition – Metro

A photographer with Down’s Syndrome has taken inspiring photos of people living with the condition in a…

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Therapeutic horse riding improves coordination in Down syndrome children – study – Horsetalk

Therapeutic horse riding has shown its value in improving the overall motor coordination of children with Down…

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Teen with down syndrome kicked off Alaska Airlines flight – Daily Mail

A woman says her family was kicked off a flight Alaska Airlines flight to Seattle because her…

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‘I am in awe of her’: Mother of seven-month-old girl with Down’s syndrome, three heart defects and a stomach defect honors her ‘magic girl’ who was never expected to survive a day – Daily Mail

A baby born with Down’s syndrome, three heart defects and a stomach defect is celebrating her seven-month…

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Dumfries and Galloway branch of Down’s Syndrome Scotland celebrates launch in Castle Douglas – Scottish Daily Record

The new Dumfries and Galloway branch of Down’s Syndrome Scotland celebrated its launch with a Tea for…

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‘She dazzles in front of the camera’: Teenager, 15, with Down’s syndrome realises her dreams of becoming a professional model – after her mother secretly sent off her photos – Daily Mail

A teenager with Down’s syndrome has revealed her joy after her dream of being a model came…

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15-year-old girl with Down’s Syndrome is celebrating – after realising her dreams of becoming a MODEL – Evening Times

A 15-year-old girl with Down’s Syndrome is celebrating – after realising her dreams of becoming a MODEL. Faith…

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Pope invites boy with Down’s syndrome for a ride in the Popemobile – Metro

This is the moment a 12-year-old boy, who has Down’s syndrome, had his dreams come true by…

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Teen girl with Down’s syndrome makes her modelling dreams come true – Scottish Daily Record

A 15-year-old girl with Down’s syndrome is celebrating – after realising her dreams of becoming a model. Faith…

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Pope Francis gives ride to boy with Down’s syndrome – BBC News

Pope Francis has granted a child cancer survivor’s wish by meeting him, and letting him ride on…

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Twin with Down’s Syndrome takes his first steps WATCH: VIDEO – Lancashire Evening Post

A Lancashire mum of twins who both have Down’s Syndrome has spoken of her joy after one…

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Pupils don odd socks for World Down Syndrome Day – Cambrian News

A FAMILY, a school, and a whole community have marked World Down Syndrome Day. Ifan Eurwyn Williams, 8,…

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Understanding, not pity for people with Down’s syndrome – The Northern Echo

POLITICAL correctness can often be misguided and sometimes unnecessary, however when it comes to shaping our views…

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Mums’ joy at World Down’s Syndrome Day karaoke video – BBC News

Two mothers from Scotland have told of their joy at taking part in a video made to…

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Children with Down’s syndrome are ‘not being put on organ transplant lists’ by doctors who ‘rule them out because they have lower life expectancy’ – Daily Mail

Children with Down’s syndrome are treated unfairly by the Government and not put on organ transplant lists,…

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Mothers of children with Down Syndrome create moving ‘carpool karaoke’ video – The Independent

A selection of mothers have come together to create a moving ‘Carpool Karaoke’ style video with their…

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Chelmsford primary school’s touching video with pupil with Down’s syndrome goes viral – Essex Live

Staff at a Chelmsford Primary school have gone the extra mile for one of their pupils by…

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Meet the dance group refusing to be defined by Down’s syndrome – Metro

DanceSyndrome is brainchild of Creative Director, Jen Blackwell. She’s always dreamed of being a dancer and a…

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I have Down’s syndrome – I love my life so don’t pity me – Sky News

Today is World Down’s Syndrome Day, a global awareness day which has been officially observed by the…

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Norfolk blogger fighting the stigma of Down’s Syndrome – Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Mother-of-two Rebecca Fisher, 23, from Burnham Market, writes about the achievements of her three-year-old brother Rory Thompson…

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At birth I couldn’t look at my Down’s Syndrome daughter … now I realise what a special gift she is – Belfast Telegraph

As Anne Donaghy cradles her adorable five-year-old daughter Andrea in her arms, it is clear the youngster…

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Leeds tots visit pop-up cafe launched to mark World Down Syndrome Day – Yorkshire Evening Post

Babies and toddlers were guests of honour at a new pop-up cafe running this week to mark…

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Over 20 Northampton family members get tattoo for World Down Syndrome Day – Northampton Chronicle and Echo

A large group of friends from a Northampton support group have been tattooed with ‘The Lucky Few’…

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Cute girl with Down Syndrome cheekily grabs Phillip Schofield’s nose as 50 ‘carpool karaoke’ kids and parents cause adorable chaos in the studio – Mirror.co.uk

A group of parents have wanted to celebrate their children’s condition by using a well-loved TV segment…

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Biggleswade mother speaks out ahead of World Down Syndrome Day – Comet 24

Amanda Jeram’s baby boy Harry was diagnosed with Down Syndrome less than a week after being born….

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Champion paralympic swimmer wants to change public attitude ahead of Down’s Syndrome Awareness Week – Scottish Daily Record

Fiona Dawson will often be seen by the side of Prestwick pool where she works as a…

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Down Syndrome charity hosts pop-up cafe in north Leeds – Yorkshire Evening Post

A Leeds charity is hosting its very own pop up cafe this week – run by and…

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Carpool karaoke mums’ Down’s syndrome video goes viral – BBC News

A mother has said she is amazed after thousands of people watched a video celebrating children with…

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Video: Girl, 5, goes viral with heartwarming Down’s Syndrome Day message – The Scotsman

A five-year-old Scot with Down’s syndrome has captured hearts around the world after her mother posted a…

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As World Down’s Syndrome Day 2018 approaches, this is what it is really like to be the grandparent of a child with the condition – Cornwall Live

The announcement of a new grandchild is incredibly exciting but a little bit daunting, whether it’s your…

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Shining a light on Down Syndrome – East Anglian Daily Times

• On Wednesday, March 21, Norwich Castle and City Hall will be lit in blue and yellow,…

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King’s Lynn Town Hall will be blue and yellow for World Down Syndrome Day – Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

For the second year in a row, the famous chequered façade in Saturday Market Place will be…

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The five-year-old girl changing perceptions of Down’s syndrome – BBC News

A five-year-old girl’s video raising awareness of Down’s syndrome has been watched almost 10 million times on…

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Irvine girl Chloe Lennon is internet hit with heartwarming Down’s syndrome awareness video – Evening Times

A FIVE-year-old Scotsgirl with Down’s syndrome has captured hearts the world over after issuing a plea in…

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Family of children with Down’s Syndrome in Dorset to get inked with ‘Lucky Few’ tattoo – Dorset Echo

Parents, family members and friends of people with Down’s Syndrome across Dorset have got behind a unique…

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Wayne Rooney’s special message delights Down Syndrome football team visiting Merseyside – Liverpool Echo

Everton forward Wayne Rooney delighted a young football team by sending a good luck message to them…

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Irvine girl made UK ambassador for Down’s syndrome charity – Irvine Times

AN IRVINE girl has been plucked from hundreds of youngsters to be the UK Ambassador for an…

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Joanne goes back to school in Milton Keynes for Down’s Syndrome Awareness Week – Milton Keynes Citizen

This year, Down’s Syndrome Awareness Week is focusing on ‘What I bring to my community’. In Woburn…

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Celebrate World Down Syndrome Day with crazy socks – NewsOK.com

As a parent of a daughter with Down syndrome, I have the same hopes, dreams and aspiration…

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The incredibly special reason Hull parents are having this tattoo of three arrows done – Hull Daily Mail

A group of Hull parents have all had matching tattoos to raise awareness of Down’s Syndrome. The tattoo…

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Finland’s Down’s model Maija Mattila makes strides on catwalk – BBC News

When a mixed-race girl with Down’s syndrome sat down to watch Finland’s Next Top Model, it might…

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Katy Lironi: How a back garden party of 80s Scots pop stars became a Down’s fundraiser – The Scotsman

In March 2007, on the ­Sunday closest to World Down’s ­Syndrome Day (21 March), my husband Douglas…

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Co Antrim parents running Belfast Marathon relay for son with Down’s Syndrome – Belfast Live

This Co Antrim boy will be cheering on his parents as their complete the Belfast Marathon relay…

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Parents and family of children with Down’s syndrome have all had the same tattoo – Wales Online

Parents have been getting inked to make a mark and raise awareness of Down’s syndrome – and…

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Babies with Down syndrome are put on center stage in the US abortion fight – Washington Post

Karianne Lisonbee stepped up to the lectern to talk about what she called “a terrible form of…

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Smiling six-year-old girl with Down’s Syndrome chosen for new River Island campaign – and her mum couldn’t be prouder – Mirror.co.uk

A smiling six-year-old girl with Down’s Syndrome has been chosen for a new River Island childrenswear campaign…

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These Birth Photos Capture a Mom’s Inspiring Reaction to Finding Out Her Daughter Has Down Syndrome – Health.com

When Amber Rojas gave birth to her fifth child, a girl she named Amadeus, she knew something…

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Cora Bishop – the six-year-old with Down’s Syndrome taking the fashion world by storm – ITV News

A little girl with Down’s Syndrome has just landed her first modelling contract for a leading clothes…

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Lorraine viewers melt as Down’s Syndrome boy runs riot – Daily Mail

A child model with Down’s Syndrome won hearts with Lorraine viewers today after he scampered around the…

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