Today’s Solutions: July 23, 2024

Mar Galcerán shatters stereot

Mar Galcerán shatters stereotypes as Spain's first parliamentarian with Down syndrome

Mar Galcerán, an advocate for inclusivity, made history as Spain's first legislator with Down syndrome. The 45-year-old voted to Valencia's regional assembly, reflects on her path, and emphasizes the importance of being recognized for more than just her impairment. Galcerán's political career Read More...

Brunette woman with Down syndrome leans against brick wall in a sunhat

Study provides insights into how the brain ages with Down syndrome

A breakthrough study from Sanford Burnham Prebys, has uncovered some of the mysteries surrounding the brains of individuals with Down syndrome. The disorder occurs when people obtain an extra copy of chromosome 21, giving them three instead of two. With one in 700 births carrying this chromosomal Read More...

Éléonore Laloux changes live

Éléonore Laloux changes lives as first French public official with Down syndrome

In Arras, France, a city council member is making history as the city’s public official in charge of inclusion and happiness. Éléonore Laloux is the first and only person with Down syndrome to be elected to public office in the country. Laloux was recently awarded membership in the National Read More...

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Young man became the 1st person with Down syndrome to finish Ironman triathlon

Sports history was made in 2020 when Special Olympics athlete Chris Nikic became the first person with Down syndrome to complete an Ironman triathlon. If you’re not familiar with the Ironman triathlon, it’s one of the most grueling athletic competitions in the world. Athletes are expected to Read More...