Down's Syndrome News
6 of the year's most inspirational moms
Here at ABC News we cover many parenting stories. In honor of Mother's Day 2017, we're taking a look back at the moms who've inspired us and our readers. Whether caring for a terminally ill child, rising to the occasion in extraordinary circumstances or simple giving us something to mull over in
Man with Down syndrome ’s sock business is booming
It’s a company with a straightforward mission: Make people happy through socks. The colorful footwear sold by John’s Crazy Socks are certainly unique; not only for their designs but for the person who came up the company in the first place. John Cronin, 21, of Huntington, New York, has Down
Sock business is booming for man with Down syndrome
John's Crazy Socks is less than six months old, and it's starting out on the right foot.
12-year-old boy with Down syndrome and mom run cupcake shop
Patricia Truel found a way for her son with special needs to make his own way in life — through cupcakes. When 12-year-old John Truel comes home from school, he greets customers, prepares orders and helps his mom wash dishes at their store Cupcakes on 8th . John has Down syndrome , and Truel said
Teen surprised by favorite 'Boy Meets World' actor Rider Strong on his birthday
One teen has pulled off the ultimate surprise after " Boy Meets World " actor Rider Strong sent birthday wishes to his younger brother Alex, who turns 13 today. Strong tweeted the video to his biggest fan, Alex Hengsterman, who has Down syndrome, after Alex's older brother Jackson Hengsterman, 15,
Dad runs Boston Marathon to honor unborn daughter with Down syndrome
A father's love for his unborn daughter has inspired a 26.2-mile run through the streets of Boston and has raised tens of thousands of dollars to benefit others with her same diagnosis. Oliver and Kinnon Foley of Charlestown, Massachusetts, are less than a month away from the birth of their first
Teen donates to family’s nonprofit after toddler's story hits home
A selfless teen has donated $1,500 of his own savings in honor of a boy whose story hit home. Jordan Witt, 18, worked part-time since November to raise funds for Jack's Basket -- a nonprofit that provides new and expectant parents of children with Down syndrome with resources and support. Jordan
Heartwarming Twist on the Beloved Holiday Classic 'The Nutcracker'
A ballet festival in Rhode Island featured a girl with Down syndrome in their production.
Woman With Down Syndrome Starts Successful Cookie Business After Job Rejections
Collette Divitto, a 26-year-old woman with Down Syndrome, has been inspiring other people with developmental disabilities to follow their dreams after getting a taste of success by running her own cookie company in Boston, Mass. "My cookies are like ridiculously yummy cookies," Divitto, 26, told
Woman With Down Syndrome Inspires Others With Successful Cookie Business
Collette Divitto, a 26-year-old woman with Down syndrome, runs her own cookie company in Boston.