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Businesses Founded By And For People With Down Syndrome

These businesses support the idea that people with Down syndrome are just as capable of success as anyone else.


It’s time to stop underestimating people with Down syndrome.

Here are just a few of the businesses founded by or for people with Down syndrome.

John’s Crazy Socks – An online sock store owned by John Cronin.

21 Reasons Why – Clothing line by Australian model Madeline Stuart.

River Bend Gallery – Professional artist, Geoffrey Mikol’s art gallery.

Hugs & Mugs – A retail and coffee shop in Hoffman Estates, Illinois.

Reason to Bake – A bakery that specializes in Gluten-free cookies.

Buba Bar – This will be the first accessible cafe in Croatia. Tentative opening June 2017