As a mom to a child with Down syndrome, I do my best to incorporate technology into our daily lives. Whether its a laptop, a phone or even a tablet – I love seeing Molly shine working on her hand/eye coordination, cognitive skills and also just having fun.
I was excited to recently come across this Microsoft story about the Fighting Against Adversity nonprofit organization in Mexico – the group was formed by Carlos De Saro, an individual that just happens to have Down syndrome. (How’s that for cool?!)
Students with Down syndrome attend computer classes taught by leaders using hands-on techniques and Microsoft products. From Microsoft Word, to Paint to even language software – kids ages 6 to 17 are learning thanks to Carlos. It’s so inspiring to see him succeed and use what he’s learned to help others succeed too.
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