Shuffling their feet to the beat, kids (and kids at heart) demonstrated their dance moves.
“The kids- they are dancers. I mean, that is the one thing that everybody always says about individuals with Down Syndrome…they can boogie,’ exclaimed Gretchen Miekley, Executive Director of Down Syndrome Group of the Ozarks. The organization hosted a special ‘Spring Fling’ dance Friday night for individuals and families affected by Down Syndrome and other disabilities.
Down Syndrome, a developmental disorder, creates special hurdles for those like Khia Grey.
“I like going out and having a fun time with my friends,” she stated.
The was a chance people with disabilities to forget about their challenges, and instead concentrate on being a kid.