PONTE VEDRA, Fla — A 5-year-old girl from Ponte Vedra will soon be on the big screen in New York City.
Amelia Abdel-Moty is representing the Down syndrome community as part of the annual National Down Syndrome Society video presentation.
Today Amelia and her mother explained why this movement is so important.
“They’re being included in this world we’ve all been living in in a world where they’ve been segregated in the past, unfortunately,” said her mother.
After the presentation, there will be a walk to raise awareness about Down Syndrome in Central Park.
There will be a local walk at Jacksonville Beach next month on October 14.
[SIGN UP: Action News Jax Daily Headlines Newsletter]