All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Down Syndrome’

Madeline Stuart, Model With Down Syndrome, Brings Awareness to New York Fashion Week

Madeline Stuart, an 18-year-old model with Down syndrome, walked the runway at New York Fashion Week on Sunday. Stuart, who hails from Brisbane, Australia, made international news earlier this year when she landed two modeling contracts–one for fitness brand Manifesta, and the second with everMaya, an eco-friendly maker of handbags. Modeling Hendrik Vermeulen’s 2016 Spring collection at Vanderbilt Hall, Madeline …

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Kid Rock Gives The Best Gift Ever To His No. 1 Fan

Kid Rock’s “No. 1 fan” just got the thrill of a lifetime. Dan McGurk, who has Down Syndrome, posted a video to YouTube last August showing off his vast array of Kid Rock schwag. He told his audience, “Hi, my name’s Dan and I’m the No. 1 Kid Rock fan.” McGurk also invited the Cowboy singer to his 30th birthday …

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Cheerleader with Down Syndrome Returns to Squad

Last month, a young cheerleader with Down Syndrome made national headlines when she was called a “liability” and was removed from her school’s cheerleading squad. Now, after coming to an agreement with the school district, 16-year-old, Brittany Davila has finally been able to rejoin her squad on the sidelines. The story first made headlines when Davila was told to cheer …

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