New TV Series About Down Syndrome

down_syndrome_awarenessPremiering December 8, 2015, a new reality series on the A & E Network will focus on individuals born with Down Syndrome.   Seven young adults pursuing various goals will be profiled along with “the cast members’ parents and the joys and challenges they face in helping their sons and daughters live as independently as possible”.

“We are proud to be airing this important and extraordinary series and hope it will inspire meaningful conversations about people with differences,” said Elaine Frontain Bryant, executive VP and head of programming for the cable network. “Born This Way is a show with honesty, humor and heart that celebrates and embraces diversity.”

Read more HERE.

A & E has also partnered with Best Buddies International (which some of you may be familiar with)

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