Art is expression and, for people with Down syndrome who may not find words easy to use, art can also create a bridge for communication. This issue looks at the many ways people with Down syndrome are involved in the arts and the innate talents people bring to their work.
For artists like Digby Webster, Naomi Lake, Josie Webster art is a potential source of income as they create fantastic works for sale. For other artists like Alex Procopis and Joe Surawski, music opens a window into their world.
There’s also music therapy, the representation of Down syndrome in recent movies plus news from around the country.