Life After High-school- My perspective

We asked Solay Thomas a few questions about her experience after high-school as a teenager diagnosed with Down Syndrome living in Bermuda. 

1. What do you aspire to be? 

Solay: A photographer 

2. Are you currently working? If not, tell us why you are not currently employed. 

Solay: No, _______________ 

3. What would be your dream job? 

Solay: A fashion model 

4. If you could change one thing in your community what would it be? 

Solay: I would like to have my own talk show even though there is a Down Syndrome Organization. 

5. What makes you special? 

Solay: I am always happy and I am kind to people. 

6. What do you think is missing in your community? 

Solay: More job opportunities 

7. Do you feel like your community values you as a person with special needs? 

Solay: No, but I feel my family does. 


For One Special Night, it is important for us to ensure that we are capturing the essence of "real-life," everyday experiences for persons with different abilities. Solay's answers will assist us in continuing our mission of fighting for equal opportunities for all.