Like many parents of those with disabilities, Laura Prince worried about her daughter’s future. Rather than wait, she decided to create opportunities for young adults with special needs.
Five models with disabilities will be hitting the runway at New York Fashion Week showcasing clothing from a designer who has dressed everyone from Lady Gaga to Beyonce.
Nearly a dozen states require that parents receiving a prenatal Down syndrome diagnosis be provided with information about the disorder, but the impact of such laws can be hard to qualify.
An 18-year-old with Down syndrome is set to make her debut at New York Fashion Week next month.
A dog that was rehabilitated after he was found sick and emaciated at Chicago’s Grant Park didn’t seem to like people. That is, until he found a 10-year-old with developmental disabilities.
The caldron no longer burns in the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, where thousands gathered over the weekend to mark the end of the 2015 Special Olympics World Games.
Attitudes about people with intellectual disabilities are evolving, a new poll suggests, but opinions remain tied to the level of personal connection individuals have with this population.
An Ohio mother is suing in federal court claiming that her son with Down syndrome was denied access to a camp for typically-developing kids and was instead limited to a segregated program.
One of the most prominent Special Olympics athletes in the world — who won some 250 medals and hobnobbed with everyone from the Clintons to Muhammad Ali — has died.
Self-advocates will take a role in training police on interacting with people who have developmental disabilities under a first-of-its-kind law.
With a growing number of people with Down syndrome facing Alzheimer’s, a need for specialized housing is emerging.
A new, increasingly popular prenatal test is extremely accurate in detecting Down syndrome very early in pregnancy, but whether it should replace standard testing is still not clear.