We believe that sharing my story is important. By spreading the word about my life and my work, I hope to encourage all people to accept and love each other, no matter who we are or how we’re born. Most importantly, I hope to inspire individuals with Down Syndrome—and people of all abilities—to know that they can do anything! Business Profile:

News 12 Long Island: “12 Making a Difference” in 2016:

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“Brittany’s life is her message. Every day, she shares photos of her life with her 400-odd followers on Facebook: drinks and appetizers on a Friday night with friends, home-cooking for Taco Tuesday, spinach-mango-banana smoothies as she learns to lead a healthy and vibrant life, photos of her at work, in a play, in a meeting or going to see a Broadway show.”

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“I remember meeting her two years ago and thinking to myself, ‘How many 25-year-olds are living their purpose, or even know what it is?” And there she was, 25 and refusing to let anyone shrink or diminish her.'”

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Brittany’s fashion advice: “You don’t have to get dressed up to have a sense of style, just wear what you like and what makes you feel good!”

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“At the end of the day, we’re all more alike than different, and our differences do not make us less or better than anyone else. Our differences make us beautiful and unique and allow us all to have different talents and gifts to share with the world.”

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“Through her nonprofit organization, Brittany’s Baskets of Hope, Brittany Schiavone of South Huntington Long Island is spreading the word that ‘people with Down syndrome can do anything – really, really, really anything.'”

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