All posts in "Down Syndrome in the Media"

Madeline Stuart – The Model With a Little Extra

By Kat Abianac / May 14, 2015

Recently, a photo hit social media running and is yet to slow down. With over 100,000 likes in 48 hours, Madeline Stuart model (with the help of her mum to run her Facebook page) has an amazing story to tell of health, fitness and weight loss.   Madeline Stuart lives in Brisbane, Australia and has […]


I don’t want to change my daughter with Down syndrome. But…

By Kat Abianac / May 5, 2015

I don’t want to change my daughter with Down syndrome. But… These words, straight from the heart, perfectly reflect how a daddy feels about his little girl Eden Rose, who was born 2 years ago with Down syndrome. Col Usher, father of two, was asked a very important question by his 6 yr old son […]


Why Is This Baby Flying In Every Picture?

By Kat Abianac / April 18, 2015

  Wil Lawrence is an indescribably delicious 17 month old baby, who has Down syndrome. His father’s fantastic photographed images of him flying have gone viral in recent days. But do you know why? Alan says, “After the doctor informed us that he had Down Syndrome we weren’t quite sure what the future held for […]


How one man changed the face of Down syndrome in the media

By Kat Abianac / July 16, 2014

Tim was supported by parents who would do anything in their power to give their child the best they can in life, just like they did for their other children. Can all parents help their child with their dream of owning a restaurant? No, of course not.

But when they try to do exactly what Tim’s parents did- support their child to be the best version of themselves they can possibly dream of- THAT is truly inspiring.

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