Paris café 'Joyeux' proudly staffed by those battling cognitive difficulties


A Paris café called Joyeux has opened with a mission to give people with autism, Down syndrome and other cognitive difficulties an all-too rare chance to earn a living like any other person and be accepted as capable workers in a busy public environment, and its owner plans to open several more outlets around France.  

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It is a hip-looking café like any other in central Paris, thronged with lunchtime dinners. Except that Joyeux has a little something extra – many of its cooks and waiters have one more chromosome, reports CTV.