Tuesday, 25 April 2017

People with Down syndrome


At Home With Calligrapher Kanazawa Shōko—Down Syndrome and Independence
Nippon.com, 13 April 2017
Kanazawa Shōko is an acclaimed calligraphy artist with Down syndrome. At the age of 30 she moved into an apartment to live alone—another feat that most people would consider impossible for someone with her disability. We take a peek at her daily life in a residential district of Tokyo ...
Brooke Bednarz, News Chanel 25, 9 April 2017
... Bobby Henry has worked at McLane Children's, previously King's Daughters, for 25 years. And while he makes everyone around him smile, he thinks his job is just to "pick up trash and laundry," Henry said.

But, he does so much more than that ...

... The couple, both 35, have lived together for 10 years, and say they have a relationship with all the normal ups and downs. Pemberton believed her personality was a more defining factor than her Down Syndrome ...

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