In our exploration of Down syndrome in film, we will spend some time looking at portrayals on the small screen. Wednesdays will be devoted to how television has been used to raise awareness. Today, we’ll start at the most appropriate place – with Corky on Life Goes On. Continue reading DSTV Wednesday – Life Goes On
Here on The Road, we LOVE actor, singer, advocate and pioneer, Chris Burke!
In August last year, we celebrated his 50th birthday and his retirement from the NDSS.
We also had a great time making a video tribute!
Today we celebrate the 50th birthday of a pioneer in Down syndrome advocacy. Chris Burke became famous with his role as “Corky” in Life Goes On – but he didn’t stop there. His music and his message have been a source of hope for so many – especially those in the generation that grew up with him.
The Ds Road Show will celebrate creativity within the Down syndrome community and start Down syndrome Awareness Month off with some flair! Submit your entry today!