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Ellie Goldstein, a model with Down syndrome chosen by Gucci

"The world is ready to embrace diversity and inclusion," her mother says.

5-year-old shares her joy for life despite her physical challenges

Born with Apert syndrome, little Lola wants to be seen as a person of dignity and worth, as she shares in this heartwarming account.

Woman blind and disabled from premature birth graduates summa cum laude

Her health conditions did not deter the success of her brilliant mind and exuberant spirit.

Rome hosts Tim Tebow’s “Night to Shine” special needs prom

The evening was funded in part by the Vatican’s Pontifical Academy for Life and the Tebow Foundation.

Champion gymnast and model with Down syndrome blazes a new trail

Chelsea Werner is inspiring people around the world through the happy moments of her life she shares on Instagram.

New Catholic sacrament program speaks to the hearing impaired

The program, taught in American Sign Language, utilizes Catholic art as an educational tool.

Disney meets Down syndrome in adorable photo campaign

These photos of children with Down syndrome dressed as Disney characters are almost too cute to be real!

A Christmas message for parents of children with special needs

This time of year can be extra hard for some moms and dads.

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