My name is Kim. I am 28 years old and I have Down Syndrome. My life is
very good. I live with my parents and my cat and my dog.
I have a volunteer job as a teachers aide. I work in a kindergarten
class and also help in a special needs class. My boss was my teacher at
one time. I read to the kids, do arts and crafts, help with the
computers and talk with the kids. I love my job.
My hobbies are dancing, acting, and singing. I have taken dance classes
since I was 5 years old. I have taken tap, jazz, ballet and hip hop.
The dance recitals are the best part. I like to perform in front of
audiences. I also like to write speeches and give them. I gave the
speech at my friends fathers retirement party and also at the Buddy Walk.
I like bowling too. I have my own ball and shoes. I also bowl in
I like to use sign language. I started using sign language when I was 20
months old. I like to sign to deaf people. I also sign in the choir at
my church. It is fun to keep learning new signs even though I can speak.
I have a boyfriend. He is so handsome and he has Down Syndrome. We like
to have romantic candle light dinners at my house. We also watch our
favorite movies and play checkers. I would like to get married to my
Thank you for letting me tell my story. Kim