Sunday, May 26, 2013

Businesses Owned By People with Down Syndrome

Here is an updated list as of 5/26/2013 of business owners who have an extra chromosome!

Please comment with any other ones that you know of!

Michael Johnson is a very accomplished artist who has DS. You can order prints, cards, and even original paintings at very reasonable prices from his website. http://users.psln.com/sharing/Michael/mainMichael.html

Dlyan has a store on his web site
http://www.oly-wa.us/dkarts/

Simply Adorable Blankets 
http://www.simplyadorableblankets.org/ourblankets.html

Creekside Cookies and more is the other company http://www.creeksidecookiesandmore.org/

Waggies by Maggie
http://www.waggies.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=frontpage&Itemid=1

Group Hug Apparel
http://www.grouphugapparel.com/

Poppin' Joe's Kettle Korn
http://www.poppinjoes.com/about_us

Artist Michael Jurogue Johnson
http://users.psln.com/sharing/Michael/mainMichael.html

Author Kellie Greenwald
http://www.amazon.com/Kellies-Book-Possible-Kellie-Greenwald/dp/1877810428

Author Connor Gifford
http://www.amazon.com/America-According-Connor-Gifford/dp/0981719503/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1260327480&sr=1-1-fkmr1

Artist Cinnamon Edgar
http://cinnamonsfloridakeysart.com/

Eric and Megan's card business
http://www.downrightspecial.com/

Artist Dylan Kuehl
http://www.oly-wa.us/dkarts/

Glass Artist - KK
http://kkglassart.com/index.html

Artist Lupita
http://www.lupitacano.com/

Postcards by Tom Eisenger
http://www.inspires2aspire.com/

Sorting, stuffing, childcare and shredding
http://www.ajspecialservices.com/home.aspx

Artist with a variety of merchandise

http://www.bernadetteresha.com/

Brandon shoots and sells photographs 

http://bblovephotos.com/1.html

Lindsey has her own jewelry business called: Lindseymade Originalswww.lindseymadeoriginals.com 


Coffee for sale
http://furnacehillscoffee.com/our-story/

Another from a great self advocate we heard in Orlando! 
http://timsplaceabq.com/ 


Rebecca is presently scanning all of my old videos!

Find her on Facebook at PSB Cubed-Photo Scanning Business by Becca.

Lisa Signs with musical artists!

http://lisasmithsigns.com/ 


Allie Art - Beautiful Artwork by Allie Guard
www.allieartdesigns.com 

Pottery
http://christianroyalpottery.com/

Author Megan Abner
http://www.amazon.com/Syndrome-Its-all-about-attitude/dp/0989123502/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1369582471&sr=1-1&keywords=down+syndrome+up+syndrome

Artist Katie 
http://www.misskatieskreations.com/

Clothing for women with Down syndrome by Ashley By Design:
http://www.ashleybydesign.com/
Amazing all of these talented people!

14 comments:

Sasha said...

Thanks for sharing. So amazing all the compannies that are listed. Loved reading about it.

Dayna Chandler said...

Great idea--here are a few more:

http://www.ashleesart.com/

Ashlee draws and paints animals and sells prints and cards.

http://www.bernadetteresha.com/

Artist with a variety of merchandise

http://bblovephotos.com/1.html

Brandon shoots and sells photographs

Lorna said...

Missy, I hope you keep updating them -- this page is definitely going to my permalink list, and I'm going to blog about it very soon!

Lindsey said...

My name is Lindsey and I have my own jewelry business called: Lindseymade Originals

Here is my website:

www.lindseymadeoriginals.com

Yo Mamma Mamma! said...

http://www.furnacehillscoffee.com/index/ Here is a new one I just found!

Yo Mamma Mamma! said...

http://timsplaceabq.com/ Another from a great self advocate we heard in Orlando!

Yo Mamma Mamma! said...

http://www.poppinjoes.com/about_us
Here is another!

Mary Beth said...

My daughter is just starting a photo scanning and tape transfer business.

Find her on Facebook at PSB Cubed-Photo Scanning Business by Becca.

Todd's Mom said...

Todd, 29, is President of Inspires 2 Aspire, LLC in Ohio. His website is www.inspires2aspire.com with inspirational greeting cards. He'd love for you to check it out!

Brad said...

This is awesome! We need something like this in the community to help flex our economic muscle. We started selling t-shirts in honor of our daughter, with hopes of using proceeds to help DS related charities and organizations! These stories always make me glow!
http://www.etsy.com/listing/91923942/lifted-up-by-down-syndrome-shirt

stil524 said...

Nolan, a recent graduate of Katy High school in Katy, TX makes artisan jalapeƱo jams. His website is WWW.NolansSweetHeat.com. His jam is made with locally grown fruits and jalapeƱos and is an all natural, gluten free product. He currently has 9 flavors and these can be shipped anywhere in the U.S. and Canada.. Nolan is a member of the Katy Chamber. Please look him up on face book too!

Robyn Ozelis said...

This will be a great link to put under Self-Advocacy on our new Capital Area Down Syndrome website. Thanks!!

Cindy said...

This is fantastic! I had no idea there were that many people with Ds who have their own business! Thank you for putting this list together.

(This is my first time on your blog. I've come over from The Bates Motel. I look forward to reading more!)

wendy said...

Just found your blog! Thanks for sharing the list and am off to check them out!!!