As some of the biggest names in music turned out for the American Music Awards, there was a teen with Down syndrome in their midst, all thanks to pop singer Katy Perry.
When a mother of a boy with Down syndrome noticed that The New York Times’ “Ethicist” had a history of using the word “retard,” she took him to task. And boy did he respond.
In a first, a man with Down syndrome crossed the finish line at the New York City Marathon over the weekend and scored a spot in the record books.
In a rare move, a man with Down syndrome who made national headlines as a batboy for the Cincinnati Reds is getting his very own baseball card.
In a case that’s drawn national attention, the parents of a man with disabilities who died after being handcuffed at a movie theater are suing Regal Cinemas and local officials in federal court.
A new national registry is launching in an effort to connect individuals who have Down syndrome with researchers studying the chromosomal disorder.
Within days, a teen with Down syndrome has accrued more than 10,000 likes on Facebook and now she’s getting the star treatment from her favorite clothing chain.
In a closely-watched case centering on the rights of adults with disabilities, a Virginia woman has won the right to live with her friends rather than in a group home as her parents preferred.
In a matchup that may mark a first for the rough-and-tumble sport of mixed martial arts, two athletes with developmental disabilities are set to face off in a cage fight this August.
Struggling to find hip clothes that fit those like her who have Down syndrome, Ashley DeRamus is launching her own clothing line catering to women with the chromosomal disorder.
An 8-year-old with Down syndrome got to live out her dream, scoring a meeting with pop star Justin Bieber.
A beauty pageant just for girls with disabilities is the subject of a new documentary set to premiere on HBO.
Under pressure, Facebook recently said it will improve its efforts to weed out hate speech on the social network. Disability advocates say the move is long overdue.
A Wisconsin teen with Down syndrome will have a very special prom date this weekend — a bona fide beauty queen.
In what’s believed to be a first-of-its-kind case, a family is bringing a federal lawsuit after a photo of their son with Down syndrome was doctored and spread across the Internet.