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Disability Representation

Jan 25, 2019

In central Ohio, minority representation within the special needs community is lacking.

One out of every four black people in central Ohio is affected by Down Syndrome, and only about twenty percent of those affected are engaged in the community at the Down Syndrome Association.

So why the lack of diversity, and how is this impacting minorities that have disabilities?

Today on All Sides, disability representation. 


  • Rebecca Baum, Chief of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics
  • Kari Jones, President and CEO of the Down Syndrome Association of Central Ohio
  • Melody and Carl Bogan, family that has a Child with Down Syndrome