Docu-Reality Series 21 July 2014 9 1362

Up from Downs. A Moscow centre for children with Down syndrome and their families

This series focuses on the work of a special centre for children with Down syndrome and tells the stories of several families that have come face to face with the illness and have decided to fight for their loved ones. Despite the stereotypes about them, these individuals are the same as everybody else. It’s only society’s attitude towards them that keeps them separated. However, these special kids need a bit more time in order to learn things and integrate into society properly. Places like Downside Up provide the necessary education – and attention – needed to achieve these goals.

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