Directed by Ali Palmer-Smith 10 min / documentary / 2002 / UK
Despite being born with Down syndrome, Danny lives life to the fullest. This short film shows how independent and informed a young man with Danny’s condition can be. The film gives a glimpse into a life to be proud of.
Directed by Cam Lasley 2.5 min / music video / 2009 / USA
I see it on TV – hear it on the radio – what’s a little boy to do? Doctors and physical therapists weren’t sure what to tell Marcy and Tom Lasley when their second child came into the world 27 years ago. These days, “Laz D” does more than walk and talk. He struts and raps.
Directed by Anthony Di Salvo 1 min / naarrative / 2011 / USA
Poetry by Paul Quinn (The Enrichment Center). Performed by Juan Garcia and Tony Welch. This is one in series of 13 short videos featuring poetry written by poets with developmental disabilities. Each poem is recited and performed by young adults with developmental disabilities.
Directed by Matt Whittingham 10 min / documentary / 2007 / UK
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live with someone with a disability? Ups not Downs shows how one family in the UK deals with day-to-day life with a child with Down syndrome. Maybe this documentary will challenge your outlook on life.