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Centre County Special Olympics 2011

Spread the Word to End the Word


Adopting or Releasing a Child with Down syndrome - This short video shows real families talking about what it was like for them to adopt or release a child with Down syndrome. Run time: 6:45

Hello, My Name is Jackson - This brief pamphlet can be used to help introduce your child to his or her first classmates and their parents. Simply download and customize with your child's name, interests, photos, etc."

Walgreen's Rocks - A short news clip which documents the fact that the most efficient distribution center run by Walgreen's is the one designed for, and staffed largely by, people with disabilities.

i have a voice - An inspirational video promoting Down syndrome awareness. A coffee table book is soon to follow. This film promotes awareness and the organization that brought this project to life, GiGi's Playhouse, a National Down Syndrome Awareness, non-for-profit organization. For more information, go to

Life in the Fast Lane - Clip from the Today show featuring Self Advocate Karen Gaffney who swam Lake Tahoe to provide greater awareness and acceptance of individuals with Down syndrome.

Soeren Palumbo Fremd High School Speech - A moving clip featuring a high school student delivering an essay to fellow students and faculty that explains why the use of the word "retard" as a derogatory term is so wrong.