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Tara, the founder of Me Plus More, mum of 3 young boys and 2 fish. Plus, I have enough plants to fill a small forest! I also have a bachelor’s degree in applied science and a master’s degree in international public health.
Published: Jul 13, 2022

10 inspirational quotes about living with Down Syndrome

People with Down Syndrome sometimes face challenges.

People with Down Syndrome can achieve a lot!

Here are 10 inspirational quotes about living with Down Syndrome.

“No disability or dictionary out there is capable of clearly defining who we are as a person.”
Robert M Hensel, Guinness World Record holder, Poet and advocate

“It’s not about celebrating disabilities, it’s about celebrating abilities.”
– Chris Burke, American Actor & NDSS Goodwill Ambassador

“Aren’t we all human? Don’t we all deserve to be respected and treated equally?”
– Madeline Stuart, Australian Catwalk Model

“We have the same wants and dreams as everyone else. We can do anything anyone else can do. We are more alike than we are different.”
– Manager of Advocacy at the National Down Syndrome Society

“A long time ago when I was very little, I dreamed about being on stage. Some people told me I would never be able to do it, so I only paid attention to those who told me that I could.”
– Lauren Potter, Actress

 “I have one chromosome more than you. So what?”
– Karen Gaffney, Speaker and Advocate for People with Disabilities

“Don’t limit us. Don’t limit me.”
– Jamie Brewer, Actress

“If you take one thing away from today, I want you to know that I am a man with Down syndrome and my life is worth living.” – John Franklin “Frank” Stephens, Athlete

“When you have a disability, knowing that you are not defined by it is the sweetest feeling.”
-Anne Wafula Strike, Paralympic wheelchair racer– John Franklin “Frank” Stephens, Athlete

“I have Down’s Syndrome but that is not all I am.”
– Sarah Gordy, Actor

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