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S1 E3 Discussing the Delivery of a Down Syndrome Diagnosis (Special Guests)

Welcome back! We are happy to have the Waszkiewicz family join us for this episode of the Nothing Down podcast! We talk with Justin + Kim about the negative way that they received daughter Nora’s prenatal Down syndrome diagnosis. We also discuss our recently wrapped “Dear Doctor” documentary and our attempt to change the overwhelmingly …

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Nothing Down to film their annual World Down Syndrome Day video at upcoming Dance Party

BIG NEWS Every year Nothing Down casts a handful of individuals for their World Down Syndrome Day dance video. Hundreds, sometimes thousands, apply, hoping to get the chance to be highlighted in the annual video. With so many amazing individuals to choose from, the casting process is difficult and tedious. This year Nothing Down is …

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Nationwide World Down Syndrome Day School Program Announced

Nothing Down, an international nonprofit for Down syndrome awareness, recently announced their annual World Down Syndrome Day Awareness Celebration & School Fundraiser. This is the second year for the nationwide school program that encourages acceptance, inclusion, and educates students on the beauty of differences. World Down Syndrome Day is celebrated every year on March 21 …

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Breaking Barriers: Young Woman Becomes First Person with Down syndrome in Alabama History to Compete in DYW National Scholarship Program

Eighteen years ago, Dawn Sikes had a very different outlook on her daughter’s future than she does today. “I could only see the negative when Anna was born. I could only see the Down syndrome. I could only see the things she would never do… We would never get to experience pageants, proms, homecoming dances, …

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“DEAR DOCTOR” film sparks a movement in the Down syndrome community Oct 30, 2018

Three years ago, Julie Willson and Shannon Daughtry co-founded the nonprofit, Nothing Down, to show the world the beauty and potential of individuals with Down syndrome. Their goal was to provide hope and resources to new and expectant parents receiving their child’s Down syndrome diagnosis. But little did they know, their organization would take on …

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Welcome to the Nothing Down blog! Here you will find articles, videos, and beautiful images of our events. We hope to connect with everyone through our blog. We want to relay stories of inspiration and send a clear message to the world. That message being… There is nothing down about Down syndrome!

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