Tag Archives: Down Syndrome

Spanish Dance Troupe Demonstrates Inclusion

“I like to see how Danza Down, Compañía Elías Lafuente works with dancers with disabilities. It is beautiful and curious to see how professionals of different arts are engaged in this world, a world that most people do not care about.” -Paco Santos

Willowbrook Mile Ribbon Cutting

“The problem wasn’t that people didn’t care.” Rivera continued. “The problem was that the whole notion that you could mass-produce care for the developmentally disabled the way you mass produce cars was very deeply flawed. It was doomed to fail.”

FTL MODA at NYFW: Fashion w/o Boundaries

This year’s runway trends were diversity and inclusion at the February 15, 2016 FTL MODA show with models Madeline Stuart, Tiffany Tennille, Shaholly Ayers, Fausto Di Pino, Rebekah Marine, Dionne Michelle, and others. The show featured fashions by Josefa DaSilva, LuLu et GiGi, Dunyah, Adolfo Sanchez, Dear Rain, Mr. Decurtis, and FuMo Bespoke.  Life-Wire correspondents Meredith Arout and […]

Coming Soon: MakerSpace & Living w/Downs

Currently in production: video features exploring Down Syndrome and Staten Island MakerSpace. ” ngg_triggers_display=”never” ngg_proofing_display=”0″ order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] 1: Filming of Living with Down Syndrome: Featuring Eric Schwacke. (Photo: Jonathan Chernok) 2: Anthony DiFato conducting an interview at Staten Island MakerSpace. (Photo: Gregory Perosi)