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Dakota’s Pride – Documentaries That Span 10 Years in the Lives of People with Down Syndrome

Dakota’s Pride – Documentaries That Span 10 Years in the Lives of People with Down Syndrome Two of the films in our DOWNs Town Theater come from filmmaker and father, Girard Sagmiller. The first, Dakota’s Pride, introduces us to several people with Down syndrome (Ds) and professionals who care for them.  It tells the story of a father looking for answers about Ds after his family’s newest addition is diagnosed with the genetic condition. The second, Dakota’s Pride 2.0 is a follow-up to that film. In it, Sagmiller re-connects with some of the stars of the first film, 10 years later.

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Bernadette Resha Included in DOWNRightART Exhibit

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DOWNRightART Statement

 

Bernadette Resha is a painter. Her art is vibrant, full of color and expression.

 

 

Since 2008, Alexander’s Angels has hosted a semi-annual “DOWNRightArt Exhibit.” Bernadette’s beautiful paintings have been a part of this great event each of the seven years it has been held since its inception.

 

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All About Community – DOWNs Town Mall – Supporting Business as Usual

AToday we start the annual A to Z Blogging Challenge! This year’s theme is our new feature – DOWNs Town Mall – and how important it is for us as a community to encourage and support all kinds of employment for people with Down syndrome and other intellectual / developmental disabilities.

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