RespectAbility’s National Disability Speakers Bureau
- Disability Status: Down Syndrome
- Marginalized Identity: Jewish
- Occupation: School/Classroom Assistant
- Shabbos and the Community
- The Importance of Home
Shlomo Meyers was born in Manhasset, New York on December 6, 1985 with Down Syndrome. He is the middle child in a family of seven children. Meyers currently lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Danielle.
Meyers moved to Illinois when he was eight years old, where he would go on to graduate from Ida Crown Jewish Academy and spend part of the following year in a job training/skills building program through Keshet, a program providing services for individuals with disabilities. [continue reading…]