Angela Bachiller, the World’s First Person with Down Syndrome to Hold Public Office-MainPhoto

Mami of Two Children with Down Syndrome Raises Awareness

However, the event has also brought back into focus an old concern for this community. As the excitement of the Bachiller appointment becomes viral and touches the heart of many of us parents, who may see in her career the dreamed-of future for our own kids (independence and personal satisfaction); the reality is that most people with Down syndrome are not even eligible to vote.