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.