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.
Hardbody 72-Year-Old Marin Mom Pumps Iron, Sets High Bar For Senior AthletesAt 72, Dixie James of San Rafael works out hard to set an example for people of all ages that it's never too late to strive for physical fitness.
Bay Area Family Delivers Petition To Disney Asking For Film Characters With Down SyndromeA Bay Area family that started an online petition to ask Disney to introduce movie characters with disabilities delivered 75,000 signatures to studio headquarters in Burbank on Wednesday.
Disney Responds To Antioch Mother's Petition To Represent Children With Down Syndrome An Antioch mother's campaign to get Disney to represent children with Down syndrome in its films has grabbed tens of thousands of signatures and the attention of Disney headquarters.
Antioch Mom's Petition Demanding Disney Include Down Syndrome Princess In Film Nears GoalAn Antioch couple says a little more diversity in popular culture could go a long way to prevent the bullying of children with disabilities, and they’re calling on Disney to make a change.
Bay Area Mom Petitions Disney To Show Role Models With Down Syndrome In Animated MoviesA Bay Area mother of a child with Down syndrome and a big fan of animated Disney movies has gathered tens of thousands of signatures in a petition urging the studio to show characters with Down syndrome as heroes.
Facebook Blocks Woman's Account For Posting Pics Of Down Syndrome SonA North Carolina woman claims Facebook locked her account after she posted pictures of her son, who has Down’s syndrome, participating in a Special Olympics event.