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Kara Jackson at at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Northglenn, Colorado on July 1, 2016.

The big mission of a Catholic teen with Down syndrome

Jul 7, 2016

On July 1, Kara Jackson crossed the 40th state off her list.  Read more

Down syndrome research is coming to Spain

Dec 10, 2015

The Jerome Lejeune Foundation is opening its doors in Spain to support research and further study of Down syndrome and... Read more

Thomas Vander Woude. Photo Courtesy of Christendom College at

Memorial fund honors father who gave life for child with Down syndrome

Mar 24, 2015

When his son fell eight feet into a septic tank while working on their family farm in Virginia, Thomas S.... Read more

Portrait of a man with down syndrome.

How one CEO sees unrealized potential in special needs kids

Jan 20, 2015

By Matt Hadro

Special needs children can bring joy, grace and a potential to thrive in the workplace in a way that parents... Read more

Richard Dawkins speaks at the Univeristy of Texas at Austin on March 19, 2008.

Dawkins misses joy of those with Down syndrome, critics say

Aug 23, 2014

Advocates of those with Down syndrome have strongly criticized prominent atheist Richard Dawkins’ suggestions that it would be immoral not... Read more

'Hope for Gammy' fundraising page.

Disbelief, horror follow desertion of baby with Down syndrome

Aug 7, 2014

Advocates for those with Down syndrome are appalled and grieved by the reported abandonment of a baby who had been... Read more

Boy with Down syndrome in a classroom.

Study urges education about Down syndrome, to further acceptance

Jul 8, 2014

A new study examines society’s response to Down syndrome and offers recommendations, particularly education in the medical field, to improve... Read more


Argentina Down Syndrome test could cause abortion increase

Aug 9, 2013

The pro-life group ArgentinosAlerta has warned that a new test to detect Down Syndrome in unborn children after nine weeks... Read more

Tim Harris. Courtesy of Tim's Place.

Young entrepreneur's life defined by dreams, not disability

Mar 22, 2013

Despite only being 27 years old, Tim Harris already has a lengthy resume. The New Mexico native has won more... Read more