Dashiell Meier

Dashiell Meier is a 19-year-old filmmaker, disability advocate and student at Foothill College in the San Francisco Bay Area. He hosts a YouTube talk show called Playing Favorites and is launching a new show about Down syndrome.

Dashiell is a National Down Syndrome Society Ambassador and a Special Olympics multi-sport athlete, Health Messenger and Global Ambassador. Dashiell recently joined the National Disability Mentoring Coalition Dinah F.B. Cohen DREAM Fellowship program and loves working with advocates from all over the country with a range of disabilities.

Dashiell plays soccer and works to make the sport more accessible and inclusive. He was the 2022 EPIC (formerly VIP) AYSO Ambassador and currently serves on U.S. Soccer’s ADAPTandTHRIVE Committee. He plays on the Special Olympics San Jose Unified team and for the U.S. Down Syndrome team.

Dashiell loves all things Disney and plans on a career making films featuring people with disabilities.