Down's Syndrome News
Bill banning Down syndrome abortions heads to Ohio governor
Ohio lawmakers have taken a major step toward making it a crime for a doctor to perform an abortion based on a diagnosis of Down syndrome
Woman with Down syndrome is 1st to compete in Miss USA state pageant
Mikayla Holmgren made history on Sunday as the first young woman with Down syndrome to compete in a Miss USA state pageant. The 22-year-old didn't need to win the crown in order to be recognized with special awards as she brought home the spirit of Miss USA award and the director’s award. "It's
Miss Minnesota contestant with Down syndrome makes pageant history
Mikayla Holmgren, 22, became the first woman to compete in a Miss USA state pageant.
Father creates comic book for his son with Down syndrome
Chip Reece couldn't find a superhero his son could relate to, so he created his own.
Mom expecting 2nd baby with Down syndrome opens up about her experience
Editor's note: Recently, Ashley Engele, a mom of two whose oldest child has Down syndrome, found out she was pregnant with her third baby. Soon after, the Nashville, Illinois mom was told her unborn baby, like her first born, has Trisomy 21, more commonly known as Down syndrome. In the four and a
Inside the wedding for the man who proposed to 2 sisters for a very touching reason
Ashley Schaus and Will Seaton wed last week after their story captured hearts this past summer . When Seaton proposed marriage to Schaus, he also proposed best friendship to her sister, Hannah Schaus, who has Down syndrome and diabetes. He gave both sisters rings. "I told him we were a package deal
Player with Down syndrome cheered after scoring touchdown
A football player with Down syndrome was the man of the hour when he scored a touchdown for his Alabama high school team during a preseason jamboree.
Special education teacher helps student overcome disability
Greg Carlson has had to overcome learning disabilities throughout his life, but when he met his high school teacher, Megan Gross, learning became a lot easier. “It was always a joy to come in here and she’s just a wonderful teacher because she’s helped me a lot through my four years of high
3 baby girls born in 3 days with 3 heart surgeries celebrate birthday milestone
Three baby girls with Down syndrome and heart conditions born in three consecutive days celebrated their first birthdays together in a joyful photo shoot. After all three underwent surgeries to repair their congenital heart defects at Boston Children’s Hospital. Now happy and healthy, their mothers