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Filip and other people with dysfunctions work at the “Grab The Bull By The Horns” Foundation. This spring, a coffee place is going to open where people with Down syndrome and other disabilities will work as full-time employees.
She has Down syndrome and works at the Musical Theatre. She signed her first full-time employment contract there. She checks the tickets, points people to their seats and answers the audience’s questions.
Father Czesław ( Kuba ) Markiewicz
Father Czesław ( Kuba ) Markiewicz is running the B. Jański Bury Miś Foundation in Nowy Klincz (Kujawsko-Pomorskie Voivodeship), where a small village-colony of 52 people with different disabilities live and work together. They all have chosen this place to stay after their parents passed away or did not have the possibility to take care of them anymore, because of their deteriorating health.
At 31, she became the first kindergarten teacher with Down syndrome. She teaches in a public kindergarten in Argentina, where she was born. She loves her work and small kids, and they love her back. Noelia is the first person with Down syndrome who gained a master’s degree.
The Shalva Band
It is a musical band performing punk music. They have performed as a guest artist in the second semi-final European Eurovision Competition. They brought the audience to tears with their performance. Three of the musicians have Down syndrome, one has been diagnosed with autism.