“Very few people with Down syndrome will ever be able to sing.” – Down Syndrome Education International.

Well, this 12-year old girl won’t let those challenges get in the way of her dreams. Madison Tevlin loves to sing. Her commitment to learning vocal techniques and improving her skills in spite of the challenges she faces, is truly an inspiration.

Performing a cover of John Legend’s song “All Of Me,” Madison defies the statistics and odds associated with having Down syndrome and singing.

Hearing loss and short term memory are common effects of Down syndrome; the song has 348 words, Madison memorized all of them.

Be sure to watch the entire video, which has been put together by Madison’s awesome and proud sister Zoie, who also manages her Facebook and Twitter accounts. The video shares the statistics and realities of Down syndrome and singing, and how Madison has overcome them.