Woman is diagnosed with Down Syndrome as an adult after warning signs
Ashley Zambelli was 28 weeks pregnant with her third daughter when she received the shock diagnosis.
New movie 'Champions' doesn't exploit disabled people, says Kaitlin Olson
Kaitlin Olson stars alongside Woody Harrelson in new comedy "Champions" alongside a group of actors with intellectual disabilities.
"I am a Hollywood actor with Down Syndrome"
Kevin Iannucci writes about his experience of starring in the upcoming film Champions, with Woody Harrelson, in this exclusive essay.
Republicans introduce flurry of abortion bills during March for Life rally
Three new anti-abortion bills were introduced on Friday as advocates attended the first March for Life rally since the overturning of Roe v. Wade.
Many Doctors Think My Daughter Shouldn't Be Alive. They're Wrong
Many doctors and parents treat a Down syndrome diagnosis as if it is deserving of a death sentence.
Woman Backed for Refusing to Care For Disabled Sister and Focus on Career
"It is not your responsibility to step in for your parents' lack of plan for your sister's care," one user pointed out.
Teen Praised for Telling Dad She 'Didn't Sign Up' To Babysit Stepsister
The teenager said the babysitting requests have made her want to leave home.
Worker Says He Quit Medical Field to Double Salary Serving Tables
"At my last straw I was working full time, no days off with the wife, and no money (literally) after scraping by with what I needed for rent," said the worker.
Meet Kami, World's First Virtual Influencer With Down Syndrome
The cool young social media user – complete with purple hair - has been created as a response to "perfect" internet personas and lack of high-profile people with disabilities.
North Macedonia President Walks Bullied Student With Down Syndrome to Class
The young girl was being isolated from other students with some parents petitioning against her learning alongside their children.
Woman With Down Syndrome Loses Fight to Strike Down Abortion Law
Heidi Crowter fought to change a law that says abortions can be performed up to birth if the child is at risk of "serious" handicap.
Photographer With Down Syndrome Goes Viral on TikTok
This young man doesn't let his Down Syndrome define him—he is an award-winning photographer, and now, a TikTok sensation.
Little Girl with Down Syndrome Denied Aquarium Entrance Due to Mask Policy
Hannah Yeary's mother was told that Hannah would not be allowed into the aquarium without a mask or face shield, despite the fact that the four-year-old has trouble wearing either.
People With Down Syndrome Still Face Deadly Discrimination
In many parts of the world, a Down Syndrome diagnosis is an effective death sentence. Mothers carrying babies with this and other chromosomal conditions face immense pressure to abort.
Greene Confronted by Father of Down Syndrome Child for Using R-Word
The congresswoman had previously expressed support for the QAnon conspiracy theory but later disavowed it.
TikTok Limited Reach of Videos From Disabled Users, Documents Show
The policy was intended to combat cyberbullying. "This was never designed to be a long-term solution, and while the intention was good, it became clear that the approach was wrong," TikTok said.
Gov. Vetoes Bill That Would Ban Abortions Due to Down Syndrome Diagnosis
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf, an abortion rights ally, vetoed a bill today that would have banned abortions after a Down syndrome diagnosis.
Google And Canadian Down Syndrome Society Team Up To Make Speakers Usable
After discovering that smart home devices don't pick up atypical speech patterns, Google and the Canadian Down Syndrome Society have aligned to improve accessibility.
Mississippi Cheerleader With Down Syndrome Inspires Her Teammates
Bailey Edwards cheers not only for Biloxi Junior High's football team, but also for her teammates and community.
Firefighter With Down Syndrome Quit Over Bullying
Jason Eagan's story has gone viral after his sister shared details of his abuse online.
Sarah Palin Say Instagram Post's Removal Is 'Lynching'
"They'll censor my post of my most favorite person in the world ... Inexplicable," Palin wrote. "Unbelievable … And scary."
Pennsylvania Bill Bans Abortion For Down Syndrome
ACLU Pennsylvania Legislative Director Elizabeth Randol called the bill "unconstitutional."
Ohio Bans Abortion for Fetuses With Down Syndrome
Under the new law, doctors who perform abortions on a fetus diagnosed with Down syndrome could face 18 months in prison.
Who Is Mikayla Holmgren?
The 22-year-old took home the Spirit of Miss USA award.
Is Terminating a Late-Term Zika Fetus Euthanasia?
The problem with Zika birth defects is that they may not be detectable to doctors until relatively late in pregnancy.
Memo to Mike Pence: Why Women Choose Abortion
Trump's veep approved a law prohibiting women from terminating a pregnancy based upon, among other things, a fetus's Down syndrome status.
Down Syndrome Kids Made to Feel Undesirable in Russia
Russia's 12.5 million disabled people are rarely seen in public—and some Russians prefer it that way.