A list of organizations and businesses owned by individuals with Down syndrome. Please feel free to add more in the comment section.
Aspire CoffeeWorks - coffee shop. Employs people with developmental disabilities.
Brown Bear Products by Erik Behnke
Creekside Cookies & More
DK Arts Visual & Performing Arts Co.
DownRight Special card business
Florida Keys Art by Cinnamon
Group Hug Apparel
Inspires 2 Aspire - started in 2009 by Todd. He launched his first line of inspirational greeting cards in 2010.
Jellen's House of Fabric
KK Glass Art (update) - glass fusion jewelry
Lindseymade Originals (update) - jewelry
Michael Jurogue Johnson Painter, Illustrator, Self-Advocate
Peter's Card Shop by Peter Moisio illustrating and selling greeting cards
Poppin Joe's Kettle Korn
Simply Adorable Blankets
Steamers (update) - coffee shop
Tim's Place (update) - restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and hugs.
True Meaning Jewelry made by people with intellectual and physical disabilities.
Waggies by Maggie & Friends
Motivational Speakers/ Keynote Speakers/ Self-Advocates:
Emmanuel Bishop (facebook page)
Robert Pio Hajjar at Ideal-Way: Seeing Ability in Disability
Business Inspired by Someone With Down Syndrome:
Down Syndrome Footprint also employs individuals with Down syndrome. Here is Matthew in one of their shirts. It was the smallest youth shirt available. No worries! Size doesn't matter when you're cute like this.
i did it shirts by Jennifer Varanini Sanchez at Three's a Charm blog.
Businesses Owned by People with Down Syndrome compiled by Missy at Yo Mamma Mamma blog.
If you have a list you'd like to share, please leave a comment. Thanks!