Down syndrome through a different lens


Karel De Corte graduated from Ghent University (Belgium) as a master in orthopedagogics and has been affiliated with Den Dries since 1991, a center in Evergem (Belgium) that supports adults with an intellectual disability.

He also provides freelance education and training on Gentle Teaching, the citizenship paradigm and has developed expertise about the singularity and vulnerabilities of people with Down’s syndrome.

In 2010 he published his first book ‘Eerst vasthouden, dan loslaten’ and in 2016 the book ‘Maak me niet Down’ was born.

In 2022 the English version ‘Don’t let me Down’ is published.