Shane is an independent 28-year-old who wears a MedicAlert bracelet to help him communicate.
Meet 28-year-old Shane. Like other millennials his age, Shane is independent, loves going to the movies, cheering for his favourite football team and dining out. Shane also has Down syndrome and his speech is delayed, making communication difficult at times. “My main challenge is ensuring that he is properly supervised when necessary and that he knows what to do in an emergency,” says Tammy, a former RCMP member who now works as a civilian member of the Edmonton Police Service.[...]