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Down Syndrome in Prime Time Television

After Life Goes On ended in 1993, actors with Down syndrome were rarely seen on television except for the occasional guest appearance. The current generation has been able to watch several characters with Down syndrome in episodic, prime time television beginning in 2008.

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Is There An ACTOR In The House? : Adults Who Have Down Syndrome Take The Stage

One of the ways society is finding out more about Down syndrome is through television and film. While healthy debates within our community critique the message of stories and methods used to tell it, we can all agree that the performances are priceless! We’ll be exploring how the arts allow adults with Down syndrome express their creativity and raise awareness as we prepare for the Ds Road Show in October!

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