Down Syndrome Awareness Month

In addition to being National Disability Employment Awareness month, October is also Down Syndrome Awareness Month. Our S.T.A.R.S. program, a unique day habilitiation program for adults with disabilities, allows individuals with down syndrome and other significant disabilities learn life skills to achieve their maximum independence and celebrate their different abilities.

Guadalupe Torres was diagnosed with Down Syndrome at birth, and later Mild Intellectual Disability Disorder. After graduating high school in 2017, Guadalupe joined the Goodwill S.T.A.R.S. program, where she is adored by both staff and participants alike.

This is her story: