Meet film star and artist Emma

Artist Emma has had her work displayed at the Tate Modern and is also the star of an award-winning documentary showcasing her life. The Sky is the Limit was made by Emma’s mother Mirka and has won 28 awards to date from Hawaii to Bhutan. We caught up with Emma to find out more about […]

Sting joins inclusive employment campaign

17-time Grammy Award winning artist Sting has lent his voice to a campaign that calls on employers and workplaces to be more inclusive. For World Down Syndrome Day 2021, CoorDown presents THE HIRING CHAIN, the international communication campaign developed in partnership with the New York-based creative agency SMALL and thanks to the support of LinkedIn. […]

Reece’s job | Our Voice Interviews

Our Voice member Alexandra interviewed Reece. Reece is the director of a company called Woogie Big Pants. He helps run it with his mum Jenna and they make colourful books that help encourage children to open up and talk about difficult subjects through Art Therapy. Alexandra spoke to Reece all about it… You can find […]

New Language Cards Launched in Welsh

A collection of social media cards helping people use appropriate language when talking about Down’s syndrome, have now been released in Welsh. New mum Becca designed the cards to help share with people the terminology she would like to see used when talking about her one-year-old son Arthur. We launched them via our website back […]

My journey to parenthood

Written by Anne-Marie, Jay’s mum Simon and Anne-Marie live in the North East of Scotland and have been married for three years. They welcomed what they call their ‘miracle baby boy’ Jay in August 2020 after being given a one in 46 chance of a Down’s syndrome diagnosis following a prenatal blood test at 17 […]

Meet Mohammad

Mohammad is 21 and he has recently been inspired to become a YouTuber. He would like to become a chef and enjoys showing people his cooking skills on videos. He says meeting celebrity chef Jamie Oliver when he was younger inspired him to follow in his footsteps. Mohammad says he wants to show everyone that […]