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Down Syndrome History

The 2018 Gerber baby is Lucas Warren, a 1-year-old from Dalton, Georgia who is the first child with Down syndrome to be named a Gerber baby since the contest’s start in 2010. “He’s very outgoing and never meets a stranger,” Lucas’s mom, Cortney, told TODAY Parents. “He loves to play, loves to laugh and loves […]

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Children’s Books Honored for Disability Themes

Disability Scoop reports: “Three children’s books are garnering major accolades for telling the stories of people with disabilities, receiving special honors alongside the famed Newbery and Caldecott Medals. … The American Library Association said this week it will give its Schneider Family Book Awards to new works focused on people with autism and hearing impairment.”

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