Employment is a difficult subject in the Ds community. It is a reason for advocacy but it is also a source for heated, emotional debate within the community.
Headline out of northwest Illinois :
Agency responds to Dept. of Labor actions, says its focused on compliance and keeping its doors open
We made a special course to celebrate World Down Syndrome Day, March 21, 2018.
The theme of the international celebration was
This special free course offers a short explanation of WDSD and samples from three of our paid courses: For the Love of Music, Let’s Get Ready to Rumble, and Cooking and Nutrition.
Part of the course introduces another project of The Road We’ve Shared – DOWNs Town Mall. The mall is a site the celebrates entrepreneurs with Down syndrome. These young business owners are great examples of how everyone brings something to their community when they have the right supports in place.
We hope you’ll visit DOWNs Town Mall!
To see our full line of courses and join in the learning fun visit us at https://theroadscholars.moodlecloud.com
We hope you’ve enjoyed our series on employment for people who have Down syndrome! For our final post, we bring you some encouraging stories and zestful employment data that we hope will encourage those looking to support a loved one who’s looking for a job.
As we wrap up this year’s A to Z Blogging Challenge, I want to thank all those business owners who have agreed to be part of our DOWNs Town Mall and invite anyone who’s not yet listed to join us!
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