Liza Laurino-Siegal, a doctoral student at St. John’s University has published her dissertation which examined employers working with people with disabilities. She focused her research on two Long Island based companies: John’s Crazy Socks and Spectrum Design. The study documents the benefits of employing people with differing abilities.
CongressmanAndrew R. Garbarino(R-NY-02)and Congressman Tom Suozzi(D-NY-03)introduced a Resolution supporting the designation of October as Down Syndrome Awareness Month and supporting the goals and ideals of Down Syndrome Awareness Month. The Congressmen announced the Resolution at a press conference this afternoon in honor of Down Syndrome Awareness outside the Capitol Building where they were joined by Long Island's own John Cronin and Mark X. Cronin, co-founders of John’sCrazy Socks.
John Cronin and his co-founder and Dad, Mark X. Cronin, appeared on Fox and Friends this weekend as part of a celebration of Down Syndrome Awareness Month. John always says, “I have Down syndrome, Down syndrome never holds me back.”