Sunday, May 26, 2013

Businesses Owned By People with Down Syndrome

Here is a list business owners who have an extra chromosome!  I add new ones as I learn about them!

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.

Dlyan has a store on his web site

Simply Adorable Blankets

Creekside Cookies and more is the other company

Waggies by Maggie

Group Hug Apparel

Poppin' Joe's Kettle Korn

Artist Michael Jurogue Johnson

Author Kellie Greenwald

Author Connor Gifford

Artist Cinnamon Edgar

Eric and Megan's card business

Artist Dylan Kuehl

Glass Artist - KK

Artist Lupita

Postcards by Tom Eisenger

Sorting, stuffing, childcare and shredding

Artist with a variety of merchandise

Brandon shoots and sells photographs

Lindsey has her own jewelry business called: Lindseymade 

Coffee for sale

Another from a great self advocate we heard in Orlando! 

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! 

Allie Art - Beautiful Artwork by Allie Guard 


Author Megan Abner

Artist Katie

Clothing for women with Down syndrome by Ashley By Design:

Imperfect Creations

Anna's Card Kits - Greeting Cards

Emma Lynam Shredding!

Meg has a business with Unique hand crafted products.

Gracie sells the healthiest dog treats you can buy. Made with one ingredient, freeze dried USDA inspected meat and nothing else. No additives ever. Your dog wants to become a G-Dog and Gracie is ready to pack up your order.

Amazing all of these talented people!


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

  2. Great idea--here are a few more:

    Ashlee draws and paints animals and sells prints and cards.

    Artist with a variety of merchandise

    Brandon shoots and sells photographs

  3. 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!

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

    Here is my website:

  5. Here is a new one I just found!

  6. Another from a great self advocate we heard in Orlando!

    Here is another!

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

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

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

  10. 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!

  11. Nolan, a recent graduate of Katy High school in Katy, TX makes artisan jalapeño jams. His website is His jam is made with locally grown fruits and jalapeños 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!

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

  13. 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!)

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

  15. I just came across this and it's so awesome! Thank you for sharing.

  16. Hi

    With the help of my parents I just opened a business called Doodle Duck Design which makes inspirational wood signs and plaques to hold medals from special olympics, marathons and other sports events.

    My Etsy store is

    Thank you,
    Troy Drake