Boy Scouts Revoke Badges From Child With Down Syndrome, Report SaysThe family of a Boy Scout with Down Syndrome is suing after the organization stripped their 15-year-old son of all his badges.
2018 Gerber Baby, Lucas, Is First Gerber Baby With Down SyndromeAs the Grand Prize winner, Lucas’s family will receive $50,000, and Lucas will be given the coveted title of 2018 Gerber Spokesbaby.
1st Woman With Down Syndrome Competes In Miss Minnesota USA PageantMikayla Holmgren, 22, is the first woman with Down syndrome to compete in the pageant.
Florida Legislature Passes Measure To Aid DisabledA measure to aid those with disabilities gain jobs is heading to Gov. Rick Scott.
Florida Senate Passes Disabled Children Bill; Moves To HouseThe Florida Senate on Wednesday passed legislation expanding aid for students with intellectual disabilities and named the program for Senate President Andy Gardiner, who has made what he calls "people with unique abilities" the signature issue of his tenure as president.
Senator's Child With Down Syndrome Inspires LegislationState Senate President Andy Gardiner's experience rearing a son with Down syndrome has led to a package of legislation that could put Florida on the cutting edge in education, savings and employment opportunities for the intellectually disabled.
Oviedo Girl With Down Syndrome Is Homecoming QueenSome of the loudest cheers came Friday night during the announcement of Sydney Davis, a senior with Down syndrome, for homecoming queen.