By National Down Syndrome Congress |

Day 18: Carrie, Rome, New York

“I took the ‘dis’ away from disability and made it my ability to make this world
a better place for all of those with special needs.”


By AnnaRose | YouTube: How Do You See Me Video

Let’s change the way we look at people with Down syndrome. AnnaRose is a nineteen year old from NJ. She’s a full time college student who works part-time at a physical therapy center and enjoys basketball and swimming through the Special Olympics NJ. AnnaRose, as many people with Down syndrome, only wants to realize her potential and live a meaningful, beautiful life.

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P.C.: flickr

By Remi Merhi |

(CNN) Madeline Stuart, an 18-year-old Australian model with Down syndrome, continues to inspire with her latest photo shoot as a beautiful bride.

Stuart is working to change the way people view disabilities.

“She wants people to know that Down Syndrome is a blessing, something to be celebrated,” according to her website.

Families of children with Down syndrome and leukemia (where-ever you may be in your treatment journey), you are cordially invited to apply to attend CAMP SUNSHINE from April 17-22, 2016

During this special oncology session families of children with Down syndrome and leukemia are encouraged to apply. Please consider joining us for an amazing opportunity for respite, reflection, relaxation, caring and support and of course, recreation and FUN!

For more information from Camp Sunshine please feel free to call 207-655-3800 or email [email protected] Applications can be mailed to: [email protected] or faxed to: 207-655-3825 or mailed to:
Camp Sunshine, 35 Acadia Rd., Casco, ME 04015

Feel free to call us as well. We’ve been there and we know.
Kathy and Mark Campbell, 978-343-0159 or [email protected]