2018 Gerber Baby, Lucas, Is First Gerber Baby With Down SyndromeAs the Grand Prize winner, Lucas’s family will receive $50,000, and Lucas will be given the coveted title of 2018 Gerber Spokesbaby.
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.
YouTube Sensation Lands Trip To Orange BowlA young man with Down Syndrome, who became a viral video sensation, is in South Florida for the Orange Bowl. He doesn’t start classes until next fall, but Rion Holcombe, 20, is already the Clemson Tigers’ biggest fan.
Maternity Test Can Reveal More About UnbornsA new maternity screening test allows expectant mothers to learn more about their unborn babies earlier, but some fear it may cause more women to terminate pregnancies when babies are shown to have disabilities.
Local MMA Fight Pushes Past Perceived LimitsA local amateur mixed-martial-arts fighter is proving that perceived limitations are only in the mind.
Family Hires Attorney After Police Scuffle With Special Needs Man Family members of a special needs man who was allegedly battered while in Miami-Dade police custody have hired an attorney in what they say is an “unjustified” case.