Meet Uncle Matt, A Man With Down Syndrome Who Has The Sweetest Bond With His Niece.

a two-photo collage. the first is of uncle matt sitting as he holds and looks down at the baby in his arms. the second is a closeup of uncle matt holding his baby niece. words edited onto the image read “he’s always been a goofball and people don’t take him seriously.”

If there’s one thing Erin Johnson is sure of is that her brother, Matt, isn’t given the credit he deserves.

Because he has Down syndrome and is considered to be a “goofball,” many people make incorrect assumptions about him. But that didn’t stop Erin from letting him help her take care of her newborn baby!

Fast forward to today and Erin has two little ones who absolutely adore their uncle Matt! The time they spend together never fails to warm her heart, and she’s happy that others feel the same way thanks to the videos she shares of them on social media.

Through videos like these, Erin is helping others to understand how much more capable Matt, and others just like him, are when given the chance.

“He has so much love to give and is much more capable than he gets credit for,” Erin wrote.

Our hearts! We love how supportive Erin is of Matt, and we’re so happy that her children get to grow up with such a loving, caring uncle.

Watch a heartwarming compilation of Matt being an amazing uncle below, and don’t forget to share.

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