The Grown-Ups

PBS Premiere: Sept. 4, 2017Check the broadcast schedule »

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The Grown-Ups
The film's website provides information about the film and also suggests ways to support campaigns to increase wages and work opportunities for people in Chile with disabilities.

Original Online Content on POV
To further enhance the broadcast, POV has produced an interactive website to enable viewers to explore the film in greater depth. The The Grown-Ups website -- -- offers a streaming video trailer for the film; an interview with the filmmaker; a list of related websites, articles and books; a downloadable discussion guide; and special features.

The website (in Spanish) of the school featured in the film provides additional information about its programs.

Down Syndrome Education Online
Stories and resources related to equipping people with Down syndrome with independent living skills are available on this website.

Global Down Syndrome Foundation
This organization offers sources that are useful for sorting through the myths and facts about people with Down syndrome.

National Down Syndrome Society
The website of this human rights organization that advocates for individuals with Down syndrome includes information for parents of children with Down syndrome and an entire section on issues related to aging: