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.
The young girl was being isolated from other students with some parents petitioning against her learning alongside their children.
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.
This young man doesn't let his Down Syndrome define him—he is an award-winning photographer, and now, a TikTok sensation.
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.
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.
The congresswoman had previously expressed support for the QAnon conspiracy theory but later disavowed it.
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.
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf, an abortion rights ally, vetoed a bill today that would have banned abortions after a Down syndrome diagnosis.
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.
Bailey Edwards cheers not only for Biloxi Junior High's football team, but also for her teammates and community.
"They'll censor my post of my most favorite person in the world ... Inexplicable," Palin wrote. "Unbelievable … And scary."
Russia's 12.5 million disabled people are rarely seen in public—and some Russians prefer it that way.