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MMA Fighter With Down Syndrome Takes Fight to Court
by Christina Hernandez from NBC Miami: A 24-year-old MMA fighter with Down Syndrome is taking his fight to court after the Florida Boxing Commission said he can't compete in a sanctioned fight. While the boxing commission says Garrett Holeve can train and t...
by Christina Hernandez from NBC Miami: A 24-year-old MMA fighter with Down Syndrome is taking his fight to court after the Florida Boxing Commission said he can't compete in a sanctioned fight. While the boxing commission sa...
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Skills cycle for swim star Oliver
from Chad: UK - Three senior figures from Nottinghamshire-based Skills Holidays are ‘pedalling for pesos’, to help Blidworth swimmer Oliver Pratley take part in the Down Syndrome World Championships in Mexico this November. Oliver (19) has already broken se...
from Chad: UK - Three senior figures from Nottinghamshire-based Skills Holidays are ‘pedalling for pesos’, to help Blidworth swimmer Oliver Pratley take part in the Down Syndrome World Championships in Mexico this November. O...
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‘Dearheart’ Helen taught others about ability
by Janis Ramsay from Simcoe.com: From the day she arrived Jan. 18, 1952, Helen Dorothy Pettypiece was a special girl. Helen was born with Down's Syndrome and little was known about the condition in the 1950s. As was customary at that time, her parents were ...
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This Teen Refused To Walk At Graduation Without His Twin Brother With Down Syndrome
by Dominique Mosbergen from The Huffington Post: Austin Coppola attended Fairport High School in Fairport, New York. His twin brother, Ty, who has Down syndrome, did not. But last week, at the school's graduation ceremony, that difference mattered little. A...
by Dominique Mosbergen from The Huffington Post: Austin Coppola attended Fairport High School in Fairport, New York. His twin brother, Ty, who has Down syndrome, did not. But last week, at the school's graduation ceremony, th...
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#NeverAlone
by Mark Leach from Down Syndrome Prenatal Testing - a resource for Infomation seekers: No parent should be alone when they find out their child has Down syndrome. But, right now, too many are. In our case, we were told our daughter had Down syndrome about 2...
by Mark Leach from Down Syndrome Prenatal Testing - a resource for Infomation seekers: No parent should be alone when they find out their child has Down syndrome. But, right now, too many are. In our case, we were told our da...
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Oldest case of Down syndrome from medieval France
by Colin Barras from New Scientist: The oldest confirmed case of Down syndrome has been found: the skeleton of a child who died 1500 years ago in early medieval France. According to the archaeologists, the way the child was buried hints that Down syndrome w...
by Colin Barras from New Scientist: The oldest confirmed case of Down syndrome has been found: the skeleton of a child who died 1500 years ago in early medieval France. According to the archaeologists, the way the child wa...
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Publix employee with Down Syndrome gets big surprise, pays it forward
by Veronica Citron from Bay News 9: ST. PETE BEACH --  Sean Walerski is a staple at the Publix on Gulf Boulevard in St. Pete Beach. He’s been bagging groceries and stocking shelves there for 9 years. “I love my customers,” the 29-year-old said. Walerski has...
by Veronica Citron from Bay News 9: ST. PETE BEACH --  Sean Walerski is a staple at the Publix on Gulf Boulevard in St. Pete Beach. He’s been bagging groceries and stocking shelves there for 9 years. “I love my customers,” t...
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2014 NDSC Convention Links
This page will get you to information you need while attending the 2014 NDSC Convention in Indianapolis 7/10-7/13 . Convention At A Glance - Day by Day Convention Schedule 7/10-7/13 Friday 7/11 Pre-Confrence Overview Friday 7/11 - Sunday 7/13 Workshop Sched...
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Disabled woman locked up for 10 years rescued
from the Rakyat Post: TUMPAT, June 27: A woman with Down’s Syndrome, who was caged under a small and dark space under the family house in Kampung Pasir Pekan Hulu here for more than 10 years, was rescued by the police and the Social Welfare Department today...
from the Rakyat Post: TUMPAT, June 27: A woman with Down’s Syndrome, who was caged under a small and dark space under the family house in Kampung Pasir Pekan Hulu here for more than 10 years, was rescued by the police and t...
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Parents of Children with Down Syndrome Should Know That They Are #NeverAlone
by Cassie Fiano from Victory Girls Blog: I was alone when I found out Wyatt had Down syndrome. And I mean that literally: I was alone in my house. Less than a week earlier, my husband had deployed to Afghanistan. We knew that our odds of having a baby with ...
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Camp Helps Kids With Down Syndrome Learn To Ride Bikes
Camps are a summer staple and at St. Scholastica a camp all about bikes just wrapped up. "Strider bikes are balance bikes without pedals," Physical Therapy Assistant Professor Karen Swanson said. The bike camp is for all kids, but there's a focus on helping...
Camps are a summer staple and at St. Scholastica a camp all about bikes just wrapped up. "Strider bikes are balance bikes without pedals," Physical Therapy Assistant Professor Karen Swanson said. The bike camp is for all kids...
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