Wednesday, 13 July 2016

People with Down syndrome

Sunshine on canvas
Amber Wilson, The Courier, 4 July 2016
Her work has been described as a bit Gauguin, a little bit Ken Done, and a bit Alice In Wonderland, with a nod to Jenny Kee. Anne Chibnall’s bold, energetic and bright floral expressions are anything but dull ...

How two best friends with Down syndrome from Rhode Island made the kickass action movie of their dreams
Kevin Slane, Boston Globe, 9 July 2016
The inspiring story of Sam and Mattie and their very own zombie film ...

Thomas Cullen's online work video plea delivers a job
BBC News, 28 June 2016
Thomas Cullen, 20, who has Down's syndrome, posted a video having failed to find a job after months of trying ...

Is Andrew in today?
BC Partners in Workforce Innovation
This is heard on a daily basis at Edgewater Casino ...  by the new cool kids on the block! It’s asked with excitement, enthusiasm, and hope that he’s actually working that day. How many people do you work with where others stop by to ask if he/she is in?

Pablo Pineda; the man who proves nothing is impossible
Bright Vibes, 4 May 2016
Nobody exemplifies better than Pablo Pineda that nothing is impossible; the first European with down syndrome who graduated from University, is a an awarded actor, teacher and motivational speaker ...

Sam Moorfoot is living his dream job and inspiring Geelong Cats with his positive attitude
Greg Dundas, Geelong Advertiser, 25 June 2016
The Geelong Football Club did not ask for this story to be told, nor did Sam Moorfoot or his family. It unfolds behind the closed doors at Kardinia Park once a week without fuss or fanfare but with plenty of genuine affection. It’s the story of a young man who does not want special treatment but is relishing the unique opportunity he’s been given ...

Oliver Hellowell, photographer
UK photographer Oliver Hellowell's website has been revamped and relaunched. He invites you to check it out, and tell him what you think of it, and of course you are welcome to order prints from his online galleries.

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