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Paige Faucheux has been named the first Self Advocate for Upside Downs

Paige Faucheux has been named the first Self Advocate for Upside Downs

Paige Faucheux has been named the first Self Advocate for Upside Downs. Upside Downs is a local non-profit organization with the goal of promoting the positive aspects or “Upside” of Down syndrome. Faucheux was born with Down syndrome and is a living example of the organization’s motto that “anything is possible with Down syndrome!” FaucheuxRead more about Paige Faucheux has been named the first Self Advocate for Upside Downs[…]

Upside Downs Awards Scholarships to Bridge to Independence Students

Upside Downs Awards Scholarships to Bridge to Independence Students

Upside Downs has selected six students enrolled in the Bridge to Independence program at Nicholls State University to be recipients of scholarships, each totaling $1,000. This is the first year that Upside Downs is offering this scholarship in an effort to help individuals with Down syndrome pursue their education goals. The recipients of the scholarshipRead more about Upside Downs Awards Scholarships to Bridge to Independence Students[…]

Krewe of Chronos Gives Local Man with Down Syndrome Starring Role

Krewe of Chronos Gives Local Man with Down Syndrome Starring Role

  The Krewe of Chronos is giving a local man with Down syndrome a starring role in its Broadway- themed Mardi Gras festivities this year. Logan Gros, a 21-year-old Thibodaux native, will serve as the Krewe’s Honorary Captain. Logan was born with Down syndrome, a common chromosomal condition that delays development. Approximately 6,000 babies areRead more about Krewe of Chronos Gives Local Man with Down Syndrome Starring Role[…]