OSU TOPS Student Interview

OSU TOPS Student Interview

OSU TOPS Student Interview

Kent State Student With Down Syndrome Awarded Ruby's Rainbow Scholarship | Kent State University

Kent State University student and Medina resident Erin Hawley is the 2016 recipient of a $3,000 Ruby's Rainbow scholarship. Ruby's Rainbow grants scholarships to adults with Down syndrome who are seeking post-secondary education, enrichment or vocational classes.

Ruby's Rainbow: What We Do

Our 2015 scholarship recipients and past Ruby's Rainbow graduates show what Ruby's Rainbow is all about.

Ruby's Rainbow: What We Do.
Our 2015 scholarship recipients and past Ruby's Rainbow graduates show what Ruby's Rainbow is all about.

Liz Plachta Recieving Leadership Award

Ruby's Rainbow Co-Founder, President and most important mom to Ruby receiving " The George Jesien National Leadership Award".

Liz Plachta Recieving Leadership Award.
Ruby's Rainbow Co-Founder, President and most important mom to Ruby receiving " The George Jesien National Leadership Award".

"Faith In Me" Music Video by Karen Waldrup STARRING: All those rockin' that extra chromosome!

Go HERE to donate by 12/31/15 and get the download to this song for FREE!! : https://rubysrainbow.org/donate/ Once you have made a donation of any amount an email with the link to song "Faith In Me" with be sent to the email address provided! Thank you and enjoy!

Faith In Me"
Music Video by Karen Waldrup STARRING: All those rockin' that extra chromosome! Go HERE to donate by 12/31/15 and get the download to this song for FREE!! : https://rubysrainbow.org/donate/ Once you have made a donation of any amount an email with the link to song "Faith In Me" with be sent to the email address provided! Thank you and enjoy!

Ruby's Rainbow October Awareness Campaign! Follow us on Facebook!

October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month, and during the entire month of October Ruby's Rainbow will be following Ruby and Nella's journey exploring and imagining the possibilities. What do we want to accomplish with this? We want the world to imagine the possibilities and opportunities for people with Down syndrome.

Ruby's Rainbow October Awareness Campaign!
Follow us on Facebook! October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month, and during the entire month of October Ruby's Rainbow will be following Ruby and Nella's journey exploring and imagining the possibilities. What do we want to accomplish with this? We want the world to imagine the possibilities and opportunities for people with Down syndrome.

2016 Best Of 2

Uploaded by Rubys Rainbow on 2016-11-16.

2016 Best Of 2.
Uploaded by Rubys Rainbow on 2016-11-16.

Ruby's Rainbow 2013 video

Ruby's Rainbow is a non-profit organization dedicated to the higher educational needs of adults with Down syndrome. We grant scholarships to adults rockin' that extra chromosome for post secondary education, vocational or enrichment classes. Our hope is to raise the expectations of the individuals and show the world just how cool and capable they are!

Ruby's Rainbow 2013 video.
Ruby's Rainbow is a non-profit organization dedicated to the higher educational needs of adults with Down syndrome. We grant scholarships to adults rockin' that extra chromosome for post secondary education, vocational or enrichment classes. Our hope is to raise the expectations of the individuals and show the world just how cool and capable they are!

Ruby's Rainbow Is Changing Lives and Perceptions with Educational Funding for Adult Students with Down Syndrome - Carestarter

Fortunately, individuals with Down syndrome are now leading more meaningful and fulfilling lives than ever, and they are shattering the stigma and low expectations that, not so long ago, limited them so unfairly. Public perception of these inspiring individuals is also changing and improving, thanks in part to the efforts of organizations like Ruby's Rainbow.

Ruby's Rainbow Interview Segment Sunday Morning 7/14/13

Ruby's Rainbow Interview Segment Sunday Morning 7/14/13

Ruby's Rainbow Interview Segment Sunday Morning 7/14/13

Ruby's Rainbow offers hope, help and money for school - Apostrophe Magazine

Three-year-old Ruby Plachta of Ruby's Rainbow might be the world's youngest philanthropist. Ruby was born in Austin, Texas, in December 2010 - a month early, much to the surprise of her parents, Liz and Tim. Another surprise was in store for the Plachtas: Upon Ruby's birth, they discovered she had Down syndrome.

Holcombe receives Ruby's Rainbow Scholarship

Rion Holcombe, son of Danny and Susan Holcombe of Moore, has been chosen as a recipient for a 2014 Ruby's Rainbow Scholarship.

Daughter with Down syndrome inspires family to create non-profit

Published: AUSTIN - This Tuesday is World Down Syndrome Day, which happens on March 21 (or 3-21). This number combination stands for and celebrates the third copy of the 21st chromosome people with Down Syndrome have. One Austin family is hoping to make a difference during this unique day.

Caregiver Inspirational Series: Ruby's Rainbow.

Caregiver Inspirational Series: Ruby's Rainbow.

Caregiver Inspirational Series: Ruby's Rainbow.
Published on Feb 26, 2017 CareStarter partners with Liz and Tim Plachta, co-founders of Ruby's Rainbow, to bring you the first webinar of the Caregiver Inspirational Series! This webinar focuses on the experience and story of Liz and Tim through receiving the diagnosis of Down syndrome for their youngest daughter, Ruby, to founding and thriving with Ruby's Rainbow. Ruby's Rainbow is dedicated to the higher educational needs of adults with Down syndrome, and has provided over 100 scholarships with the goal of ensuring lifelong learning. In this webinar, we are introduced to Mark Hublar, who has excelled and inspired at every turn!

Midland teen with Down syndrome achieves dream of going to college

At Saginaw Valley State University, he takes three classes, plays cymbals in the marching band and participates in several clubs. Despite the uncertainties, Susan and her husband, Ray, have always been advocates for their son and chose to include him in general education classrooms. Down syndrome is a genetic condition that occurs when a person has an extra copy of chromosome 21; it affects about 400,000 Americans, according to the National Down Syndrome Society.

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Please take a moment to check out our newest video to see just how Ruby's Rainbow started, why we are so passionate about it...and meet some of our Rockin' Recipients!! This film won the People's Choice Award at the 2015 Austin Film Frenzy!

Please take a moment to check out our newest video to see just how Ruby's Rainbow started,
why we are so passionate about it...and meet some of our Rockin' Recipients!! This film won the People's Choice Award at the 2015 Austin Film Frenzy!

Ruby and Nella Rock the Future-You Can Dream

What do you want to be when you grow up? It all starts with a thought, a desire, a will....a DREAM. I hope this video opens your heart to a world of possibilities. KEEP DREAMIN' PEEPS.

Ruby and Nella Rock the Future-You Can Dream.
What do you want to be when you grow up? It all starts with a thought, a desire, a will....a DREAM. I hope this video opens your heart to a world of possibilities. KEEP DREAMIN' PEEPS.

Rudy's Rainbow awards scholarship to students with Down syndrome

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October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month, and during the entire month of October Ruby's Rainbow will be following Ruby and Nella's journey exploring and imagining the possibilities. What do we want to accomplish with this? We want the world to imagine the possibilities and opportunities for people with Down syndrome.

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October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month, and during the entire month of October Ruby's Rainbow will be following Ruby and Nella's journey exploring and imagining the possibilities. What do we want to accomplish with this? We want the world to imagine the possibilities and opportunities for people with Down syndrome.

Ruby's Rainbow's Visit to Vandy

Uploaded by Rubys Rainbow on 2016-03-08.

Ruby's Rainbow's Visit to Vandy.
Uploaded by Rubys Rainbow on 2016-03-08.

Next Steps students celebrate courage and dreams

The students of Next Steps at Vanderbilt are this year's recipient of the Perry Wallace Courage Award. A trophy is presented annually by Vanderbilt Athletics to a group or individual on campus exemplifying the courage and fortitude of Perry Wallace, the first black scholarship athlete in the SEC.

Students enrolled in intellectual disabilities program win Homecoming titles - WCU News

Two first-year students enrolled in a Western Carolina University program for college-age individuals with intellectual disabilities were announced as the university's 2014 Homecoming queen and king Saturday, Oct. 25. Ali Morgan Hale of Hickory and Ronnie Trace Shuler III of Robbinsville were recognized with the honors during halftime of the WCU football team's game against The Citadel.

Passionate Leader Spotlight: Liz

Today, we share the story of Liz Plachta and her daughter Ruby. Ruby was born with Downs Syndrome and inspired her mother to create Ruby's Rainbow, a charity that provides young adults with Downs Syndrome scholarships to pursue higher education. Ruby's Rainbow is an incredible organization that has raised $290,000 and helped over 100 students....

Rockin' with Ruby's Rainbowl for the 3rd year

Published: Austin (KXAN) - While some people may view Down Syndrome as a set-back, one Austin family is rocking and rolling with their daughter, Ruby, who has the disorder. Down Syndrome is when a person has an extra 21st chromosome. Ruby's family started a non-profit to help others who have the disorder.