Research call: Sleep problems in adults with Down’s syndrome

A sleeping adult

Background Sleep disturbance is common and can have harmful psychological and physical effects. People with a learning disability are at a particularly high risk. While sleep disturbance in children with Down’s syndrome has received a reasonable amount of attention, relatively little has been written about adults with Down’s syndrome, especially those of an older age. […]

Kate’s half-term blog

by Kate Powell, Down2Earth Magazine editor It is important to keep active and keep busy. You could help in the garden or spend time with mum and dad. Doing this will keep you busy and doing different things. I was all over the place when I was younger! My three nephews like football and tennis, […]

Imanova choses the Down’s Syndrome Association as Charity of the Year

Previous fundraising "bake off" at Imanova

The Down’s Syndrome Association (DSA) has been selected by the world-leading expert in imaging sciences, Imanova, as their Charity of the Year 2017. Kevin Cox, Imanova’s Chief Executive Officer commented, “Imanova is delighted to support the Down’s Syndrome Association as our Charity of the Year. We are committed to helping the community, therefore, each year […]

My achievements

Woman with Down's syndrome at computer smiling image

by Kate Powell, Down2Earth Magazine editor Hi all. Kate Powell here! In the last Down2Earth group meeting we spent time talking about achievements, I am going to talk to you about my own achievements. Dance Awards I have dance awards in American Smooth, Street dance and Bollywood dancing.   Places travelled I am proud of all […]